Everyone in the airframe assembly and modification business is looking for lightweight ergonomic and more powerful rivet squeezers tools to do their jobs. This new innovative series of alligator rivet squeezers and c-yoke rivet squeezers are specially designed to install the most common sizes of rivets and yet be very comfortable and intuitive to use by the operator. The ITN9KC3/1.5 shown at left only weighs 6.5 lbs yet produces and incredible 9,000 lbs. compressive force easily installing a 1/4″ AD aluminum rivet.
Powered by a pneumatic intensifier that runs on shop air, the rivet squeezers have excellent feathering control characteristics that skilled structures mechanics will appreciate. The intensifier sits on the floor and has an 8′ hydraulic hose that connects to the c-yoke rivet squeezer or the alligator rivet squeezer. The ITNI 3320-2 intensifier powers both c-yoke rivet squeezer assembly and alligator rivet squeezer assembly. Because of the hydraulic action of the tool, the full 9K lb. compressive force of the tool is constant along the complete travel of the set holder. No more shimming for maximum force to upset a rivet!
Al of these rivet squeezers have 3/16″ set holes standard so you can use all of you existing rivet sets. Get rid of “bear-trap action” rivet squeezers that mar the rivet head and cause skin damage! Call Innovative Tooling Services for an on-site demo of these lightweight hydraulic rivet squeezers today!