Stack Exchange network consists of 177 Q&A communities including Stack Overflow, the largest, most trusted online community for developers to learn, share their knowledge, and build their careers.
Home Improvement Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for contractors and serious DIYers. It only takes a minute to sign up.
What is the difference between a rivet setter and rivet header? What sort of rivets are they used for? Do they require the use of an anvil?
The setter seats the rivet into the workpiece. The header rounds the rivet shank over to lock the workpiece in place.
Whether an anvil is required probably depends on the particular project.
Required, but never shown