Patent Number: 6,254,324

Title: Blind rivet

Abstract: A blind rivet (10) comprises a substantially cylindrical body (2) and a mandrel (4) which body includes one or more circumferential grooves (12,14) formed on the outer face of the body. Each groove (12,14) is reinforced by one or more axial reinforcing ribs (16).

Inventors: Smith; D. R. (Birmingham, GB), Morris; S. (Birmingham, GB), Jones; S. V. (Birmingham, GB)

Assignee: Emhart Inc.

International Classification: F16B 19/04 (20060101); F16B 19/10 (20060101); F16B 013/04 ()

Expiration Date: 07/03/2018