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Reg. 21
MATERIALS OF CONSTRUCTION

STEEL PLATES, RIVETS, SECTION AND BARS IN CARBON STEEL

Manufactured Rivets

(a) Quality of Material.- Rivets shall be manufactured from steel complying with the aforementioned requirements of this Chapter in respect of rivet bars.

(b) Tests.-

(i) The rivet shanks shall be bent cold, and hammered until two parts of the sank touch, without fracture on the outside of the bend.
(ii) The rivet heads shall be flattened while hot, without cracking at the edges until their diameter is 2½ times the diameter of the shank.

(c) Number of Tests.- Upto half per cent of rivets of each size shall be selected by the Inspector or Inspecting Officer from bulk for the above tests.

 
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