Tags: Difference Between Caulking and Fullering, Riveted Joints
- It is used to obtain leak proof joints.
- This operation is carried out by using narrow blunt tool called caulking tool.
- In this process, a narrow blunt tool called caulking tool, about 5 mm thick and 38 mm in breadth, is used.
- The edge of the tool is ground to an angle of 80°.
- The tool is moved after each blow along the edge of the plate, which is planed to a bevel of 75° to 80° to facilitate the forcing down of edge
- Surface finish obtained is less compared to fullering.
- More risk of damaging the plates.