These large rapid rivets have the following measurements: head = 5/16" (8mm), base = 5/16" (8mm), stem = 5/16" (8mm), shank = 1/8" (3mm).
A 1/8" (3mm) hole punch should be used, and Tandy anvil setting tool 8100-00 or similar.
These solid stainless steel rapid rivets are robust, and very resistant to corrosion and tarnishing, even under the most extreme conditions.
They can be used to join materials up to 1/4" (6mm) thick. This includes 2 pieces of up to 7-8 oz leather.
Rapid Rivets, also known as speedy rivets, compression rivets, and jiffy rivets, are some of the most versatile accessories in the leathercraft and handbag industry today. Apart from their obvious use as a means to unite two or more pieces of leather, cloth, nylon, or vinyl items together, they also provide a very important function as decorative accents for leather goods, t-shirts, handbags, totes, dog collars, knapsacks, webbing, and other soft products.