Rivets Ensure Quality Seat Assembly

May 2009
Assembly;May2009, Vol. 52 Issue 5, p16
The article presents information on a customized Hydra rivet installation workstation, built by Avdel North America for Lear Corp. Lear uses the workstation to install Stavex breakaway rivets to ensure the production of a quality seat assembly for use in the Cadillac CTS sedan. The rivets can be used to fill irregular, oversized, slotted and misaligned holes. The cycle time to complete a seat assembly using Hydra customized riveting systems is about 22 seconds.


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