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Rivet & Tooling FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions About Rivets & Tooling

Rivet Gun / Tool Repair

Question: Do you repair tools?

  • Asked by Customer with 1 answer

Full question: My rivet tool is no longer working – does Byler Rivet Supply offer tool repair services?

  • Answered by Kate Byler Forsythe

Answer: Yes, we are an authorized service center for Huck, POP and Avdel. We also repair tools for Marson and Sherex. Call (800) 325-3147 or (972) 986-6792 for an estimate.


Spare Parts for Tools

Question: Do you stock spare parts for tools?

  • Asked by Customer with 1 answer

Full question: My rivet tool needs a part replaced – does Byler Rivet Supply stock spare parts?

  • Answered by Kate Byler Forsythe

Answer: Yes, we supply spare parts for a variety of tools from manufacturers like Huck, POP, Avdel, Marson, Gesipa and more. Call (800) 325-3147 or (972) 986-6792 for assistance.


Tools / Tooling for Specific Applications

Question: What tools do I need?

  • Asked by Customer with 1 answer

Full question: What tools or tooling do I need for my application?

  • Answered by Kate Byler Forsythe

Answer: That depends on the type of fastener, diameter, application and material – one size does not fit all! Please call (800) 325-3147 or (972) 986-6792, so we can find the right tool for your specific application.


Huck Rivet Gun Fluid

Question: What fluid do I need for a Huck rivet gun?

  • Asked by Customer with 1 answer

Full question: Is there a special fluid I need for a Huck tool – what is it?

  • Answered by Kate Byler Forsythe

Answer: Dextron ATF is recommended for all Huck rivet guns. Please call (800) 325-3147 or (972) 986-6792, so we can answer any tooling questions you have.


POP Rivet Gun Fluid

Question: What fluid do I need for a POP rivet gun?

  • Asked by Customer with 1 answer

Full question: Is there a special fluid I need for a Huck tool – what is it?

  • Answered by Kate Byler Forsythe

Answer: We recommend POP brand fluid (sold by the quart). DO NOT USE ATF fluid in a POP rivet gun as that will ruin the seals. Please call (800) 325-3147 or (972) 986-6792, so we can answer any tooling questions you have.


Ordering Tool Parts

Question: Can I order parts for a AK175 / HK150?

  • Asked by Customer with 1 answer

Full question: I have a AK175 / HK150 tool and want to know if Byler Rivet Supply stocks parts. If so, can I order parts to fix my AK175 / HK150 tool?

  • Answered by Kate Byler Forsythe

Answer: The only parts available for end-user repair of these tools are the front-end components. If there is any damage to the hydraulic system, these tools must be sent in to be overhauled – it cannot be done in the field. Please call (800) 325-3147 or (972) 986-6792 to have your AK175 / HK150 tool repaired in our facility.


Pulling Huck-Pin / Collar Rivets

Question: Does the AK175 or HK150 pull the Huck pin and collar rivets?

  • Asked by Customer with 1 answer

Full question: My application involves Huck-Pin / Collar Rivets and need to know if either the AK175 or HK150 tool will pull these fasteners?

  • Answered by Kate Byler Forsythe

Answer: No, They will only pull blind fasteners – not the Huck Magnagrip, pin and collar style bolts. Please call (800) 325-3147 or (972) 986-6792, so we can answer any tooling questions you have.


Steel Rivet Tool

Question: Can I use the shaver tool on steel rivets?

  • Asked by Customer with 1 answer

Full question: I’m working with steel rivets and have a shaver tool – will the shaver tool work for placing steel rivets?

  • Answered by Kate Byler Forsythe

Answer: No. Shaver tools work with aluminum shavehead rivets only. Please call (800) 325-3147 or (972) 986-6792, so we can answer any tooling questions you have.

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Manus Bond and Silaprene develop and formulate custom solutions for adhesives, sealants, caulking, tape and coating needs for the trailer, transportation (road, rail and aerospace), manufacturing and construction industries. These adhesives and sealants work on surfaces such as wood, metal, truck cabs, RV’s, glass and fiberglass.

We stock structural and non-structural fasteners such as nuts, bolts and screws, as well as washers for a variety of applications and fastening needs.

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