Hydratite is an aluminium rivet that has a large blind-sides bearing area making it an ideal rivet for use in thin sheet or low strength materials. The structural Hydratite rivet contains a visible mechanical lock to give extra strength to the joint.


  • Sizes: 4.8 mm and 6.4 mm (3/16" and 1/4")
  • Material: Aluminium alloy
  • Head form: Protruding


  • Split tail formation spreads the tail bearing load/clamp load on the rear sheet
  • Ideal for use in thin sheet materials offering high resistance to pull-out loads
  • Multi-grip capability accommodates wide variations in material thickness
  • Ideal for use in very soft or brittle materials
  • Stem is mechanically locked into body providing very strong, vibration resistant joints
  • Visible lock for quick and easy inspection
  • Optional under head washer provides a weather-proof seal
  • Metal to metal
  • Plastic to plastic
  • Metal to plastic
  • Roofing
  • Domestic appliances
  • Plastic components
  • Automotive plastic assemblies
  • Container
  • Cladding
  • Commercial vehicles