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butt riveting Explained

Butt riveting at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Riveting \Riv"et*ing\, n.
1. The act of joining with rivets; the act of spreading out
and clinching the end, as of a rivet, by beating or
pressing.

2. The whole set of rivets, collectively. --Tomlinsin.

{Butt riveting}, riveting in which the ends or edges of
plates form a butt joint, and are fastened together by
being riveted to a narrow strip which covers the joint.

{Chain riveting}, riveting in which the rivets, in two or
more rows along the seam, are set one behind the other.

{Crossed riveting}, riveting in which the rivets in one row
are set opposite the spaces between the rivets in the next
row.

{Double riveting}, in lap riveting, two rows of rivets along
the seam; in butt riveting, four rows, two on each side of
the joint.

{Lap riveting}, riveting in which the ends or edges of plates
overlap and are riveted together.