The Rivet Mate or Mate Rivet is a Cherrymate style rivet and capable of fastening multiple components up to two inches thick. Mate rivets consist of a male blind rivet and a female semi-tubular rivet. Cherrymate rivets are used in sets in assemblies where you have access to both sides. You can control the tension of the fastener which is good for plastic assembly and hinge points where you need strength but allows the assembly to move. Available in aluminum or steel in grip ranges from 3/4" to over 2".