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Lightweight Blind Rivet Tools

R1A1 Blind Rivet Tool


The new R1A1 rivet tool is a big tool built in a small blind riveter package.  This rivet tool has an amazing strength-to-weight ratio with 2,248 lbf of traction power and weighing in at only 2.4 lbs.  A 90 degree swivel air fitting accessible from either side of the tool allows for maximum flexibility.


  • Light weight design and amazing strength-to-weight ratio
  • Reduced diameter frame head
  • Can set most rivets in a single trigger action
  • Will set all sizes of standard blind rivets up to 3/16” in all materials.




R1A2 Blind Rivet Tool


The R1A2 continues the series of amazing strength-to-weight ratio riveters with a traction power of 4,158 lbs. and weighing only 3.84 pounds.  This heavy duty tool sets 3/16” and 1/4” standard and structural rivets in all materials.  With over 1” of stroke, the R1A2 can set most rivets in a single trigger actuation.  The built-in vacuum mandrel system is activated with a conveniently located and simple on/off button.  And with a new High-Capacity mandrel collection tank, workers will discard spent mandrels less-frequently, improving efficiency.


  • Light weight design yet durable tools for structural rivets
  • Reduced diameter frame head
  • Long Stroke
  • High capacity mandrel collection tank

The R1A1 and R1A2 join a stable of ergonomic riveter and rivet nut setters manufactured by Lobtex Co. Ltd., makers of the world renowned Lobster® Tools line of blind rivet and rivet nut equipment.