DIRECT SUPPORT MAINTENANCE-GENERAL RIVET REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION
Drilling creates metal chips which may enter eyes and
cause serious injury. Eye protection is required.
Make sure drill bit has a stop attached which will prohibit
the drill from exceeding a depth of one inch.
When drilling through rivet head, be careful to avoid
enlarging hole in structure. Keep drill perpendicular to
material being drilled and do not exert excessive pressure
on drill, or replacement rivets will be too loose.
Drill through head of rivet only, using hole in rivet as a guide. Use the proper drill size
Rivet Size (in.)
Using a pin punch, pry off rivet head.
Do not punch rivet shanks out as you may damage the
other side of the panel.
Using a pin punch, push out rivet shank.
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