Lap riveting
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. [1913 Webster]

2. The whole set of rivets, collectively. --Tomlinsin. [1913 Webster]

{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. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster]


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