Products and services

Rivets production

If you are looking for 1,000 or 15 million contact rivets, with our capacity of over 300 million rivets a year, we can help you. Elba Rielka can supply solid and bimetal rivets in many shapes and forms, and with many material combinations. Whether it is a new product or you are looking at how to redesign an old product Elba Rielka can assist.

Our strenghs : We are renowned for quality, flexibility and experience.

Forming solid or bimetal rivets by cold or hot bonding

Production range

Forms : A, B and C

Dimensions :

  • D: 1,2 8 mm
  • h: 0,15 2 mm
  • L: 0,80 5 mm
  • d: 0,80 3,5 mm

Support materials : Cu, CuNi45

Electroplating : Gold, Silver, Nickel, Tin or Zinc plating are available

Polishing : Without Aluminium or Silicon is to customer specification.

Contact assembly

For your prototypes and for the manufacture of small quantities, Elba Rielka can offer flexibility to ensure the most economical production route whilst maintaining the highest quality.

You can depend on our know-how and experience to produce simple and complex parts or assemblie up to 200.000 pcs

Our strenghs : We have a large range of contact materials to select from , with the agility and flexibility to produce small series prototypes and quickly move to volume supply

Our competences

Insert riveting

For materials that cannot be welded, such as AgSnO2, AgCdO, AgZnO, CuCoBe or where the quantities are small and cannot justify large tooling costs, our riveting department is specialised :

  • Skills :

    Manual or semi-automatic inserting, single or double contact.

  • Carrier :

    Stamped or turned parts

  • Contacts :

    Solid or Bimetal rivets

Induction brazing

Generally for higher voltage switchgear we would braze the contacts onto copper or brass supports.

  • Skills :

    Induction brazing.

  • Carrier :

    stamped, turned, or die forged parts.

  • Contacts :


Resistance welding

  • Skills :

    Resistance welding

  • Carrier :

    stamped or turned parts.

  • Contacts :

    tips or balls.

Project management

For your complete parts, Contact + support + service, visit our plant, experience our skills and take advantage of our ‘ecosystem’ of industrial partners that have the same requirements for excellence, reliability and flexibility

Our strengths: We specialised in complex contacted parts that require the best expertise of the market, we trade common products in small volumes, we work closely with our industrial partners and always ensure quality with full product traceability.

We supply complex contact asssemblies :

Contacted parts by inserting, brazing or welding, with surface treatment

Parts stamped out of solid or bimetallic strips (inlay, top-lay and edge-lay)

Flat, radiused tips, with or without braze alloy backings.

Supply of wire, strips and profiles for your own production

Contact materials

© credit photo : Umicore Technical Materials

We have a wide range of contact materials to offer and we can advise you based on our experience and with the help of our partner laboratories and developers.