Hot Upset Forming


Hot Upset Riveting Video

The hot upset forming and riveting process uses heat and pressure to form the fastener. 



Metal Gathering

Metal Gathering

Hot upset can be used for metal gathering. An electric current is run through a material to heat it to the point of making it malleable to create a mass gathered at a desired point.


Hot Upset Riveting

For hot upset riveting, an electric current is run through a tenon in a specific controlled heating and cooling cycle. This cycle heats the tenon, which allows it to be formed to a desired shape.

Hot Upset Form

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