Glossary of Terms

Blind rivet
A blind rivet (sometimes referred to by the brand name, pop rivet, is a fastener used when there is no rear access to allow bucking a standard rivet.

Blind rivets

A rivet “puller” is slipped over the mandrel and as the handles of the puller are squeezed the mandrel is pulled, compressing the rivet shank (leftmost portion of the rivet).

Volatile Organic Compound (VOC)
VOCs are chemical compounds that are easily converted from liquid form to gas form due to their low boiling point. They have the potential to cause adverse health effects if inhaled.