Heat Staking Applications

Hot riveting, also called heat staking, can be used for many different kinds of joining applications. The bdtronic hot riveting technology BHS is an alternative joining technology for a form-closing joint of of thermoplastics to any other material.

Benefits of Hot Riveting

  • no consumables 
  • dust-free
  • vibration-free
  • maximal joint strength
  • no sticking
  • cost-effective
  • clean
  • environmentally friendly
  • single-step technology

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  • Joining together of two thermoplastics (thermal joining of plastics)
  • Joining together of a thermoplastic and other materials (thermal riveting of plastics and e.g. different types of metals like aluminum)

Joining by flanging

  • Centric enclosing of magnets or optics (deformation and joining technology of plastics)


  • Closing of holes from blow forming and die casting processes

Countersunk riveting

  • Riveting with flat surface


  • Embedding of metal nuts


  • Joining of insulating and mesh material


  • Fixing of PCB or lid, joining head or back lighting, joining modules