Sheet Metal Fabrication Processes: Cutting, Bending or Forming, Tapping or Riveting, Welding and Assembly.
Sheet metal assembly is the process after cutting and bending, sometimes it is after coating process. We usually assemble parts by riveting, welding, pressing fit and tapping to screw them together.
Tapping and Riveting
Threads are playing an important role in assemblies. There are 3 main methods to get threads: Tapping, riveting, install coils.
1. Tapping threads
Tapping is a process m...