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    A Look into Bay Supply's Hottest-Selling Products

    The construction industry continues to grow, and that means an increasing demand for industrial fasteners and lockbolts. By the end of the third quarter in 2018, construction spending was up 5.5 percent over the previous year, and 2019 promises even more growth.

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    3 Things to Consider When Purchasing Rivet Nuts or Rivet Nut Tools

    A rivet nut is a unique type of rivet, sometimes known as a blind rivet nut, a threaded insert, a rivnut, or a nutsert. It is tubular, internally threaded, and counterbored so it can be driven just like a blind rivet from one side. However, there are various types of rivet nuts from multiple manufacturers, so it’s important to understand some of the nuances. 

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    Will Your Rivet Tool Withstand Your Workload? Matching the Right Tool to the Job

    Whether you oversee an assembly line, manage a repair shop, or are a do-it-yourself enthusiast, you always want to use the right tool for any task at hand. Failing to follow this basic principle can dent productivity and negatively affect the quality of whatever you are constructing or repairing. That’s disappointing for a DIY fan or hobbyist and it’s costly for a business.

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    The Hands-Down Hottest Fastener Kits for Work or Home

    The idea of rivets and heavy-duty metal fasteners often conjures up images of serious industrial uses: airplanes, skyscrapers, bridges, and assembly lines. However, rivets also offer functionality and durability for a wide variety of home improvement projects and goals.

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    Designing for Reliability and Fatigue-Free Work: Goebel Riveting Tools

    Your tools first and foremost must be reliable no matter what line of work you're in. They should perform consistently and be intended to make the job easier for the consumer. Ergonomically designed to reduce fatigue on the body, and longer use on the job site — the Goebel Riveting Tool Family provides this.

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    The Latest Advancement in Battery-Powered Adjustable Range Force Installation Tooling

    Sometimes, the job you’re on doesn’t require more power, but versatile power as well as mobility. If that’s the case, Bay Supply will soon be offering a tool that is perfect for your needs.

    Arconic and Makita have teamed up to produce the Huck Range Force Battery Tool. This incredible advancement in adjustable force lockbolt/blind rivet installation technology gives users industry-leading performance for practically any application.

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    The Pros and Cons of Using a Pneumatic Rivet Gun

    A modern Boeing 747 contains about 1 million rivets. If each rivet took a hypothetical five seconds to place, you would need more than 57 days around the clock to complete the job. Of course, building a 747 takes longer than 57 days, but you get the idea—the labor behind the riveting for creating such an enormous machine is substantial.

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    What Kind of Power Riveter Do I Need? The Right Tool for the Job

    With several different types of riveting tools available—manual, pneumatic, and battery-powered—how do you know which is right for your job?

    Although manual riveters are great for small jobs, power riveters are key to efficiently meeting production demands and maximizing labor costs. Here are some of the most important considerations to make sure you choose the right tool for your application, as well as our picks for pneumatic and battery-driven power riveters.

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    Power to the People …who need Optimum Tooling for High-Strength Structural Blind Rivet Installation

    Time to check out the new generation of industrial Power Riveters, proven heavy-duty workhorse tools ideal for demanding product assembly, maintenance, general metalworking and truck-transit-rail industry rivet work.

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    First Choice for All of Your Tool and Installation Needs

    Have you seen the latest generation of high-power cordless riveters? Step right up and let Bay Supply CEO Clifford Bernard tell you about his current favorites.

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