Self-Piercing Riveting: Introduction

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The application of self-piercing riveting in the automotive sector came to prominence in the 1990s when it became one of the joining techniques for aluminium vehicle bodies. This introductory chapter describes the self-piercing riveting process and discusses some of its advantages and applications in automotive vehicles.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSelf-Piercing Riveting
Subtitle of host publicationProperties, Processes and Applications
PublisherElsevier Ltd
Number of pages7
ISBN (Print)9781845695354
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2014


  • Aluminium alloys
  • Automotive industry
  • Self-piercing riveting (SPR)


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