Wire Rivet Drill Bit Chart

Need the closest size drill bit to a rivet? Here’s a good place to start:

 

4 gauge wire is .204″ diameter – Use #6 (204″) drill
6 gauge wire is .162″ diameter – Use #19 (.166″) drill
8 gauge wire is .128″ diameter – Use #30 (.1285″) drill
10 gauge wire is .102″ diameter – Use #37 (.104″) drill
12 gauge wire is .081″ diameter – Use #46 (.081″) drill
14 gauge wire is .064″ diameter – Use #51  (.067″) drill
16 gauge wire is .051″ diameter – Use #55 (.052″) drill