An average solid rivet requires a high amount of force to punch it through the material. In situations where a balance between reliability and force are needed, semi-tubular, or rivets with a partial hole are used.
The brass makes it much easier to remove and replace, while the semi-tubular properties mean less pressure is needed to rivet. This is used in a clutch facing assembly.
In order to connect thicker surfaces together, this is used as a mating part with a normal solid rivet. This is being used in a stainless steel knife to hold the blade to the handle.
The dimple causes a recess making the rivet flush with its surface. This is used for a snow tyre studs.
The engraving showcases whatever the client wants to show. It's being used in for automotive components.
In order to properly fit with the rest of the assembly and prevent the head from moving, a hexagonal shape was produced. It's being used in an automotive suspension assembly.
In order to rivet really large components, an extra long shank is used. Especially useful in autoelectric assemblies.
The brass makes for easy removal and replacement, typically used in a autoelectric components.
The thicker head provides for increased load bearing capability. This is being used in a clutch assembly.