Why Use Rivets?
RivetKing® Rivets

A rivet is a tubular body fastener that is installed in seconds from just one side of your application and permanently adjoins two material together. No finishing work is required on the rivet and after a successful installation, the rivet provides mechanically engineered performance advantages to your application.

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High Quality Distributor and Supplier of RIVETKING® Rivets Nationwide!

Quality Installation Tools to Ensure Assembly Integrity

Total Quality Solutions

Since 1983, Rivet Nut USA (an operating division of Cardinal Components, Inc.) has been a certified stocking supplier of rivet fasteners and related installation tooling. Cardinal Components is a Preferred Authorized Industrial Rivet Distributor (for RivetKing® and Goebel®) in the United States (standard blind, structural, multi-grip, and lock bolts). To provide our customers the best availability and variety we also offer non-Industrial Specialty Rivets & Fasteners (including from SI Penn Engineering).

INSTALLATION TOOLING: If you are looking for rivet installation tools, we offer industry-leading Industrial Rivet installation tools, such as the Industrial Rivet pneumatic RK9000 series (9000S, 9000M & 9000LS) and Industrial Rivet battery tool (RK-401CR). These pneumatic tools are for medium-to-high volume production requirements and install fasteners in about three seconds while being built of the highest quality and reliability. As you know, a good tool = a good install. We stock repair parts for same day shipment and have a tool repair lab with quick turnaround. For low-volume installation tooling, give us a call to learn about the variety of manual tools we offer to facilitate your perfect installation. Did you know we can video conference to troubleshoot difficulties with tools or fasteners? Visit our installation tools page for more information!

If you are looking for high-quality RIVETKING® or Goebel® fasteners and more (collar bolts and rivet nuts), please trust your experts at Rivet Nut USA (an operating division of Cardinal Components, Inc.) and contact us today for a quote!