Insert blind rivets with blind rivet pliers

Permanent connection. Even with one-sided access.

Riveting technology is used wherever a reliable type of fastening is required, and the substrate or material is only accessible from one side. Riveting is a professional fastening technique in which two workpieces are permanently joined together. Novus offers blind rivet pliers for the home workshop right through to professional use. Features like the 360° rotatable pivoting head make working easier.

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Blind rivet pliers are ideal for many applications.

Dauerhaft verbinden mit Blindnietzange
Fastening metal sheets

Our blind rivet pliers are ideal for fastening sheet metal securely and quickly.

Blindnietzange für alltägliche Arbeit
Fitting a mudguard

DIY-ers can use blind rivet pliers for everyday jobs such as fitting mudguards.

Nietzange für unkomplizierte Arbeit
Riveting a handbag

Blind rivet pliers are also particularly suitable for straightforward jobs such as fitting new rivets on a handbag.

How to install
blind rivets correctly.

We'll show you step by step how best to use blind rivets
for blind rivet pliers.

Blindniet richtig setzen
1 Measure

Measure the material thickness and select the appropriate blind rivet from the tables below.

Blindniete mit Blindnietzange setzen
2 Drill hole

Drill a hole (0.1 mm larger in diameter than the blind rivet) into the parts to be joined.

Blindnietzangen Mundstück einführen
3 Loosen handle catch

Open the handle catch and insert the blind rivet mandrel into the mount.

Blindniete setzen mit Blindnietzange
4 Set the blind rivet shaft

Push the blind rivet shaft through the drill hole.

Blindniete setzen
5 Break off the rivet mandrel

Press handles together. Repeat the process until the mandrel breaks off.

Blindniet richtig eingesetzt
6 Done

The blind rivet is now in place.

The right rivets for your material.

To be able to join two workpieces together with a pop rivet gun, you need to know the material’s thickness and composition. Novus supplies aluminium, steel and copper blind rivets in various sizes for different applications.

Blindniete aus Aluminium
Aluminium rivets

For working with non-ferrous metals, plastics, lightweight materials, leather and fabrics.

go to the aluminium rivets

Material thickness.

This overview shows which blind rivet has the appropriate material thickness for riveting (depending on rivet diameter and length). This dimension is generally referred to as the clamping length (K).


  • Washers should be used when riveting soft materials such as leather or plastic.
  • To avoid contact corrosion, the workpiece and rivet should be made of the same material for metal joints.
  • The diameter of the hole should always be 0.1 mm larger than the diameter of the blind rivet.

Riveting pliers compared

Which riveting tool is best for which application, and what features do our various riveting pliers offer? See all Novus riveting pliers compared:”