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SHEET METAL GAUGES
U.S.S. Manufacturers Standard
CONVERSIONS
FRACTION / DECIMAL / MILLIMETER

NO. OF SHEET
METAL GAUGE

DECIMAL
(APPROX.)

NO. OF SHEET
METAL GAUGE

DECIMAL
(APPROX.)

3

.2391

17

.0538

4

.2242

18

.0478

5

.2092

19

.0418

6

.1943

20

.0359

7

.1793

21

.0329

8

.1644

22

.0299

9

.1495

23

.0269

10

.1345

24

.0239

11

.1196

25

.0209

12

.1046

26

.0179

13

.0897

27

.0164

14

.0747

28

.0149

15

.0673

29

.0135

16

.0598

30

.0120


SOLID RIVET
INSTALLATION GUIDE

Sheet Metals Charts

RIVET
BODY
DIAMETER

SHOP HEAD
DIAMETER

SHOP HEAD
HEIGHT

MIN./MAX.

MIN./MAX.

1/16

.080/.110

.020/.040

3/32

.120/.160

.030/.060

1/8

.160/.210

.040/.080

5/32

.200/.270

.050/.100

3/16

.240/.320

.060/.120

1/4

.330/.430

.080/.170

5/16

.410/.530

.110/.210

3/8

.490/.640

.120/.250

This chart is a guide to help determine how much a solid rivet should be squeezed. This is general information and may vary greatly depending upon the application. The "Shop Head" size should generally fall within this table.
FRACTION   DEC MM FRACTION   DEC MM
1/64---- .0156 0.396 33/64---- .5156 13.297
                           
1/32----------- .0312 0.793 17/32----------- .5312 13.494
                           
3/64---- .0468 1.19 35/64---- .5468 13.891
                           
1/16------------------- .0625 1.587 9/16------------------- .5625 14.288
                           
      5/64---- .0781 1.984       37/64---- .5781 14.684
                           
3/32----------- .0937 2.381 19/32----------- .5937 15.081
                           
      7/64---- .1093 2.778       39/64---- .6093 15.478
                           
1/8------------------------- .1250 3.175 5/8------------------------- .6250 15.875
                           
      9/64---- .1406 3.571       41/64---- .6406 16.272
                           
5/32----------- .1562 3.968 21/32----------- .6562 16.669
                           
      11/64---- .1718 4.366       43/64---- .6718 17.066
                           
3/16------------------- .1875 4.763 11/16------------------- .6875 17.463
                           
      13/64---- .2031 5.159       45/64---- .7031 17.859
                           
7/32----------- .2187 5.556 23/32----------- .7187 18.256
                           
      15/64---- .2343 5.953       47/64---- .7343 18.653
                           
1/4------------------------- .2500 6.350 3/4------------------------- .7500 19.050
                           
      17/64---- .2656 6.747       49/64---- .7656 19.447
                           
9/32----------- .2812 7.144 25/32----------- .7812 19.844
                           
      19/64---- .2968 7.541       51/64---- .7968 20.241
                           
5/16------------------- .3125 7.938 13/16------------------- .8125 20.638
                           
      21/64---- .3281 8.334       53/64---- .8281 21.034
                           
11/32----------- .3437 8.731 27/32----------- .8437 21.431
                           
      23/64---- .3593 9.128       55/64---- .8593 21.828
                           
3/8------------------------- .3750 9.525 7/8------------------------- .8750 22.225
                           
      25/64---- .3906 9.922       57/64---- .8906 22.622
                           
13/32----------- .4062 10.319 29/32----------- .9062 23.019
                           
      27/64---- .4218 10.716       59/64---- .9218 23.416
                           
7/16------------------- .4375 11.113 15/16------------------- .9375 23.813
                           
      29/64---- .4531 11.509       61/64---- .9531 24.209
                           
15/32----------- .4687 11.906 31/32----------- .6987 24.606
                           
      31/64---- .4843 12.303       63/64---- .9843 25.003
                           
1/2------------------------- .5000 12.700 1------------------------- 1.0000 25.400


W93 2008

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