Medium Solid Brass Double Cap Rivets pkg of 50

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The medium double cap solid brass rivets are ideal for wet conditions since solid brass will not rust. The medium double cap rivet is shown in the middle of the product image of the different rivet sizes. 

The medium solid brass double cap rivet is ideal for setting a total combined leather thickness of 16/64 inch to 20/64 inches. An ounce is equivalent of a leather thicknes of 1/64 inch. Therefore a total combined leather thickness of 16 oz to 20 oz will rivet well with this medium double cap solid brass rivet.

The rivet post should stick out about 1/16 inch to 1/8 inch above the thickness of your leather before you set your rivet. If your rivet post is too short it will not grab the cap strongly enough. If your rivet post is too long, your rivet will bend and set crooked.

Following is a leather craft video showing how to set rapid rivets and double cap rivets in leather. Although the procedure is the same for different size rivets, the cap size may vary requiring a wider or narrower setter. The mini anvil also makes a great work surface as opposed to using a large homemade anvil shown in the video.

solid brass
post height:
13/32 inch
cap diameter:
11/32 inch

1 Review

  • 5

    Posted by Janet Steele on 12th Jan 2022

    Great service and prompt delivery