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Buying Cheap Isn't Wise.

Think smart. Buy quality tooling that lasts decades!

Black Friday November 2023 | Deals You Dont Want To Miss!

Mega Deals Available For Applicable Orders Received By 30th November 2023!

What are the advantages of using aluminum profiles in construction or manufacturing?

The Advantages of Using Aluminium Profiles in Construction and Manufacturing

What is a rivet and how do they work?

Exploring the Versatility of Blind Rivets: How They Work and Why They're Essential.

Learn The Difference | Rivets, Rivet Nuts & Rivet Stud's |

What Is The Difference Between, Rivets, Rivet Nuts and Rivet Stud's? | Learn Today | Industrial Fastening Knowledge

Part-On in support of Birmingham Hospice

Part-On will be donating 1% of net profits for all website orders received starting from Jan 2023!

Halloween 2022 - 7 DAYS OF OFFERS

Spooky deals this Halloween season, Don't miss out of Part-On's 7 days of offers!

Christmas Giveaway 2021!

Win a Draper Expert TX-Star Socket Set This Christmas!

Van Storage Solutions With Part-On!

Work Better With A Tidy Van, Choose a Bespoke Storage Solution For Your Van Today!

Bauble Garland - Get Christmassy With Part-On

Get In The Christmas Mode Using Part-On's Welded Wire Mesh!

Black Friday Sale 2021


Automated Riveting System 101 With Part-On

Learn more about automated riveting systems and how they may benefit your business now!

Part-On Have Launched FARs Only Demo Room in the UK!

Part-On have launched the first UK demo room for our trusted supplier FAR Bologna!


Halloween Coupon Codes Exclusively At Part-On! | Sale | Offers | Voucher Code | Coupon Code

Battery Tools Or Air Tools? Which Is Better?

Ensure you are purchasing the best tool for your applications and business! Learn More With Part-On

Fasteners For The Solar Industry

Fastening systems quick and simple to place, durable and long lasting making them the ideal solution for solar energy applications!

Using Aluminium Extrusion For Van Conversions

Lightweight Materials To Create Smart, Cost effective and Space Saving Camper Conversion Products

6 Ways To Connect / Join Aluminium Extrusion

There is numerous techniques / products to assist with joining the aluminium profile, all of which will be specific to the performance requirements of the extruded profile.

GESIPA Bird Pro Series

The Manufacturer-Independent Battery System - Gesipa Tooling; Robust & Reliable.

New FAR Tooling!

FAR are now superseding the RAC181 with the new RAC182

Cover Profile, Mounting Rim: What Is The Difference?

Cover Profile and Mounting Rim are regularly used in the production of aluminium products to cover the profile slots or secure panels between the aluminium.

Tool Servicing 2020 Prize Draw!

Win A Draper Expert Reversible Keyless Air Drill!

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Protection Screens - Against Coronavirus.

Made To Order - Protection screens will decrease the amount of contact made between employee-customer.

Tips For Working From Home

Coping with the changes of daily life due to COVID-19.

COVID-19 Business Update V2

Corona virus | A message to our customers/suppliers

COVID-19 Business Update

Covid-19 | A message to our customers

XTN20 Stroke and Force Adjustment

A how-to guide for adjusting the stroke and force on a POP XTN20 Tool!

Jaw / Clamp Maintenance for FAR Tools! (How To Video)

Maintenance Of Tool Jaws / Clamps to keep your tool functional!

KJ60 Stroke Adjustment

KJ60 Stroke Adjustment How To Guide.

Building With Aluminium Strut Profile

Explore your imagination and envision how aluminium builds can improve your productivity!

We're Hiring!

Workshop Fitter / Fabricator Part-on Tools Ltd - Kings Norton B38 Salary negotiable based on experience.

How to get your rivet / rivet nut / air tool repaired with Part-On.

Here at Part-On we service and support all tools we sell. Our in-house tool engineers are factory trained and you can see their certificates on our website!

Part-On Fabrications Case Study

Scott Freeman is using our products to design a laser cutter so we decided to support and follow Scott's journey.

Automotive Checking Fixture Control

A Part-On Fabrication Project For Our OEM Customer.

How Part-On Utilise Our Aluminium Profile & Accessories

Examples of how using our fabrication stock to create things could improve your business.

How To: Change The Head & Mandrel for the MFX612

The MFX612 is uniquely suited to place large size blind rivet nuts in small areas.

About Us : Part-On Group

Discover Who We Are | Your Partner In Production

How To: Reprime a RAC181

Tool Maintenance is important for prolonging life and Reprime/lubrication is one key aspect for Pneumatic Tools!


Types, Materials And Uses of Rivets.

Lean Production

How Can This Benefit YOU?

Line 7 Workbench

Fabrication Production Build | Video & Text Explanation

Happy 4th Of July America!

| Discounted shipping to show our appreciation to our American customers! |

How To: Set Up Your RAC171

Video and Text Explanation.

Can Part-On Repair My Tool?

Every Tool We Sell We Support!

How To: Reprime a F.A.R KJ60

Learn how to re prime your tool to avoid unnecessary servicing fees!

Key Words YOU Need To Know About Your Rivetnut Tool!

A good quality rivet nut tools are a great investment to your business.. Although choosing the right one is very important!

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Why Buy the FAR KJ60 from Part-on

Rivet Nut insert tools are used for quick installation of Blind threaded rivet nuts into many materials, thin sheet metal been the most common application. Choosing the correct tool for your application is essential to ensure greatest productive life cycle and also to ensure you do not experience spiralling service costs due to the use of incorrect/unsuitable tooling.

Understanding Rivet Nuts

There's lots of different styles of rivet nuts available - find out more about the wide range of styles or rivet nut available, and why you should be using rivet nuts in your sheet metal work fabrication.

Building whatever you want... for whatever you need.

Our custom aluminium fabrication services offers the ideal service if you're looking at ways of increasing the flexibility and adaptability of your working space, whatever that maybe.

A Guide To Structural Rivets

Structural rivets are designed to be used in applications where a heavy load bearing fastener is needed. With the advantage of higher tensile and shear strengths over traditional break stem rivets, structural rivets, often referred to as MONOBOLT (a tradename of Avdel) or FARBOLT (a trade name of FAR) are the ideal fastener for use in industries including automotive, commercial vehicle body building and HVAC industries where strength of fixing is paramount.

Top Tips To Keep Your Fastening Tools Working For You

Good quality rivet and rivet nut tools are an investment to your business and taking care of them will reward you with many years service of trouble free operation. By following our top tips your fastening tools they’ll help to keep your production areas running more efficiently, faster and with less production downtime due to inefficient tooling.

Flexible Workstation Solutions

We’ve been working hard over the past couple of weeks on some custom built work stations that are wanted by a client looking to increase his productivity on the shop floor of his manufacturing unit. Along with building out a number of custom protective enclosures, we’ve also built a couple of bespoke workstations, allowing him to provide a customised area for a number of projects the company has recently won.

Tool spares for your rivet and rivet nut tools

Regardless of the type of rivet or rivet nut tool you buy there’s a certain amount of consumable spares and accessories required to keep your tool running in good order. From jaw sets for rivet tools through to mandrels to rivet nut tooling, ensuring a comprehensive selection of rivet tool and rivet nut tool spares being freely available is important to keep production lines running efficiently.

Rivet Nut Tools to Consider

This week we’re concentrating on a couple of rivet nut tools, and why you should consider them if you’re in the market for a new rivet nut tool.

Keeping Air Tools in Good Repair

Keeping your air tools in good running order is imperative to an efficient workshop, helping to increase productivity.

Flexible aluminium profile workstations that can save you money and time...

Flexible aluminium profile workstations that can save you money and time...

High Strength Rivets

High strength rivets are available in a number of different options. Here at Part-on we stock and supply a wide range of high strength rivets together with rivet tools to suit. Check out our guide to our range of high strength rivets...

Choosing Your Rivet Tool

Rivet guns are one of the most popular tools found in industry today with a wide range of shapes, sizes and styles available. Most are available as hand-operated, air-operated or battery-operated tools and knowing which you need for your business should be a realistically straightforward option.

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