FAR RAC181 Heavy Duty Rivet Gun

£359.34 (exc VAT)

The RAC181 Heavy Duty Air Rivet Tool is FAR‘s new lightweight, heavy duty production riveter. It is capable of setting rivets up to 5.0mm in steel/stainless steel & 6.0mm in aluminium, it can also set structural rivets up to 4.8mm including Magna-Lok & Monobolt. The tool features rivet holding in the nose and vacuum extraction of the spent mandrels into a detachable container. Made in Italy, it has a 12 months warranty.


RAC181 Heavy Duty Rivet Gun

FAR’s new ‘Best In Class’  – The FAR RAC181 rivet gun has been launched to supersede the immensely successful RAC180 rivet gun

  • Sets rivets from Ø2.4 to Ø4.8 in all materials & Ø6.0 in aluminium
  • Sets structural rivets up to Ø4.8
  • New suction system offers lower air consumption
  • Modified mandrel collector system
  • Smaller & 0.4 kg lighter than the RAC180
  • Rivet retained in the nose by adjustable air suction
  • Unique hydraulic oil refill system
  • Dual Swivel airline fitting: 1/4″ BSP thread
  • Spring balance attachment for fatigue free operation


  • Product Code: 700181
  • Weight: 1.65 kg
  • Length: 295 mm
  • Operating Air Pressure: 6 bar
  • Pulling Force: 10,600 N
  • Stroke: 20.5 mm

Package Accessories

  • Nosepieces for 2.4mm, 3mm, 4mm, 4.8mm and 6mm rivets
  • 5mm Allen wrench
  • Hydraulic Oil Bottle
  • Airline Fitting
  • Operating Manual

Spares & Repairs

You can buy a full range of genuine Far spares and consumables for your RAC181 rivet gun. Order these from us on-line and/or contact us for help and advice.

When repairs are required or it is time to service your riveter, return it to us and our factory trained technicians will look after the rest.

RAC181 Spares are coming soon…


FAR Video Media

How to use the RAC 181 Rivet Gun

Instructions for refilling the oil..

Jaw maintenance..

What to do if the mandrels stick..

More information about the RAC181 air rivet gun

FAR RAC181 Manual (PDF)

Which is the correct nozzle for a blind rivet?

Additional information

Weight1.7 kg


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