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Rivet & Tooling FAQ

Rivet Gun / Tool Repair

Question: Do you repair tools?

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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?

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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?

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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?

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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?

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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?

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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?

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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?

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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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