Our facade rivets in dusty grey (RAL7037) have a high-quality, scratch-resistant top coat, which matches the colour and gloss level of our dusty grey HPL panels. The large-head blind rivets with a head diameter of 16mm have a building authority approval for facade cladding with HPL panels and aluminium composite panels from various manufacturers. The size of the blind rivet depends on the panel material, the panel manufacturer and the selected size of the facade rivet, which we offer in the sleeve sizes 5x14mm and 5x16mm as well as 5x18mm at favourable prices.
Our facade rivets are manufactured in Germany. Made in Germany does not only stand for outstanding quality, but also for highest precision in manufacturing and painting in dusty grey. In order to enable the assembly of facade panels, which in most cases is carried out on a construction built from aluminium profiles, our facade rivets are made of high-quality AlMg3 aluminium. The stainless steel rivet mandrel contributes to a secure rivet joint, as it allows a higher tightening torque before the mandrel breaks off at the specified breaking point. Once the riveted joint has been made, all that remains is the rivet sleeve made of a corrosion-resistant aluminium alloy with rivet head, so that corrosion of the riveted joint through contact with different metal alloys is also ruled out.
When you buy in our online shop you benefit in two ways. On the one hand, you can buy the dust-grey rivets in any quantity from one piece and on the other hand, we grant generous discounts for the purchase of larger quantities.
Scope of delivery:
- 1 x facade rivet with head lacquering in dusty grey (RAL 7037)
TIP: A blind riveting pliers or an electric (or pneumatic) riveting tool is required for the assembly of the dust-grey large-head blind rivets.
The facade rivets have a scratch-resistant head lacquer in dusty grey RAL 7037 for the large rivet head, the gloss and colour of which has been specially mixed onto our dusty grey HPL sheets. As the lacquering corresponds to the RAL colour table, the rivets can also be used for the inconspicuous assembly of our aluminium composite panels or plastic panels of many other manufacturers, whose surface colour is dust-grey. Although slight deviations in colour tone or degree of gloss cannot be completely ruled out, they are usually so slight that they are hardly noticeable.
In order to ensure that it can be used both indoors and outdoors, the coating is UV and weather resistant, so there is no risk of fading due to sunlight. The aluminium alloy of the facade rivets is also characterised by very good corrosion resistance. This means that claddings on external facades are possible with our facade rivets even under adverse weather conditions, without the rivet joints losing their quality in terms of appearance and durability over time.
WARNING: Only use the aluminium rivets if the substructure on which the panels are to be riveted is also made of aluminium, because in steel constructions, the different alloys can lead to contact corrosion, which has a negative effect on the riveted joints.
- Colour: RAL7037 (Dusty grey)
- Hollow rivet diameter: 5,0mm
- Hollow rivet length: 14mm, 16mm or 18mm
- Head diameter: 16mm
- Material head: Aluminium
- Material rivet mandrel: Stainless steel
- Material sleeve: Aluminium alloy AlMg3
- Head shape: Large head, round, flat
- UV resistance: very good>
- Weather resistance: Very good
- Corrosion resistance: Very good
The light grey facade rivets are available in different sizes with different clamping ranges. When selecting the appropriate rivets, it is important to ensure that the total thickness, based on panel thickness and thickness of the substructure, is within the clamping range to ensure that the blind rivets are held securely.
- Dusty grey facade rivet 5x14mm: min. 5,5mm-max. 9,0mm
- Dusty grey facade rivet 5x16mm: min. 7,0mm-max. 10,5mm
- Dusty grey facade rivet 5x18mm: min. 9,0mm-max. 12,5mm
Facade rivets are always used when screw fastening is not desired or not possible. Particularly when installation can only be achieved on one side and screwing with a locknut is not possible, riveting is an efficient and safe fastening method. Once a blind rivet has been riveted, it can be subjected to immediate stress and is permanently secure. In contrast to screws, rivets cannot loosen by vibration or impact.
For the installation of facade claddings a constraint free installation is prescribed. Depending on the panel material selected, this is only possible in conjunction with a suitable special gauge mouthpiece. This ensures the necessary gap distance between the panel surface and the rivet head in order to achieve expansion free of stress at sliding points. For HPL boards as well as fibre cement boards the special gauge mouthpiece type HPL-16 can be used. For aluminium composite panels, the special gauge mouthpiece type ALU-16 must be used. These are specially adapted to the facade rivets in terms of head diameter and contour and are screwed into the riveting tool instead of the conventional nose piece.
- Special gauge mouthpiece type ALU-16: For aluminium composite panels (e.g. Aludibond, Alucobond, Alpolic, Alucom, etc.)
- Special gauge mouthpiece type HPL-16: For HPL panels (incl. Trespa, Kronoplan, Fundermax, Resopal, etc.)
- Special gauge mouthpiece type HPL-16: For fibre cement boards (e.g. Eternit, Promat, Fermacell, etc.)
Facade rivets are large-head blind rivets with a head diameter of 16mm, which are usually used for facade cladding and balconies. However, they are also equally suitable for the assembly of plastic panels and solid aluminium panels where one-sided assembly is required or where screwing is not desired. It is important to ensure that the clamping range is neither exceeded nor undercut and that, depending on the material, attention is paid to thermal expansion. Riveting can be a suitable fastening in furniture construction, fence construction or even when building small tool or garden sheds with our dust-grey panels.
Holes must be drilled for mounting panels with our facade rivets. A distinction must be made between whether holes are drilled into the substructure or into the panel, because in the case of stress-free installation, which is usual for facade cladding with facade panels, one fixed point is required per panel, which should be drilled to match the rivet. The remaining holes are drilled larger as sliding points. Our HSS-G drill bit with 5.1 mm diameter is perfectly suitable for fixed points and all drill holes of the supporting structure. For HPL panels we recommend instead our solid carbide drill in 6mm size. For the larger sliding points a drill bit with 8mm diameter should be used. We also offer this size in our shop as HSS drill or in the solid carbide version for HPL.
The listed brand names Trespa, Kronoplan, Fundermax, Resopal, Aludibond, Alucobond, Alpolic, Alucom, Eternit, Promat and Fermacell are registered trademarks and serve only as examples of the usability of our facade rivets in dusty grey. Whether a facade approval for a panel from the respective manufacturer is guaranteed must be checked in each individual case.