Orbitform LLC

Assembly Analysis

At Orbitform it all starts with the customer's part in our Assembly Solutions Lab where our application engineers assemble your sample parts. Product engineers receive invaluable feedback, suggestions for part features, and a more efficient and cost effective process. What sets us apart is our unbiased approach as you're not restricted to a single product line. Orbitform offers a range of assembly processes including: Orbital, Radial, Impact, Hot Upset, Roller Forming, Pressing, and Projection & Resistance welding.

Assembly Analysis Video

Part Attributes

Hot Upset

Illistration of Solid Rivet

A forming process using heat and pressure to form a fastener to produce heavy duty joints able to withstand high forces.

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Impact Riveting

Solid Rivet Impact Illustration

An assembly process using force to fasten two things together permanently using a wide variety of rivet and material options.

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Orbital Forming

Solid Rivet Orbital Illustration

A smooth, non-impact cold forming process used to create permanent joints with a high aesthetic appeal and a range of articulation potential.

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Roller Forming

Rollerforming Illustration

Roller Forming is a non-impact process using two or more spinning rollers to apply symmetrical force to form a part.

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Dissimilar Materials

Impact Rivet in dissimilar materials

Parts of dissimilar materials, such as wood fastened with plastic or metal, fastened together permanently.

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Electrical Contacts

Electrical Contacts

Parts with electrical contacts created using coated solid rivets.

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Formed Grooves

Articulating Roller Forming

Cylindrical parts with grooves formed to create a finished part.

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Formed Lip

Static Roller Forming

Cylindrical parts with a formed lip curled over to create a finished part.

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Gasket & Seal

Orbital Formed

Parts with a seal created using a gasket & permanent forming.

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Hinge Joints

Articulating Joint

Parts created to make a hinge or articulating joint using methods with minimal rivet shank swell.

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Hole Fill

Hot Upset showing hole fill

Heavy duty parts created with maximum hole fill to sustain extended use.

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Precision Torque Joints

Small rivet in medical scissor

Formed joints that require a specific level of tension on the form, such as pliers, precision medical equipment, and scissors.

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Uniquely Shaped

Rollerform with a Gap

Parts that are uniquely shaped in such a way as to require special forming considerations. i.e. oval shaped rivets, interrupted forms on formed lips, etc.

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Uniquely Sized

2mm Rivets

Rivets and formed parts that are either very small or very large, each with their own hurdles and obstacles to overcome.

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Simi-Tubular Rivets

Parts relating to the aerospace industry.

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Hot Upset Striker Wire

Striker wires, engine components, hardened materials, heavy duty assemblies, solid and semi-tubular rivets.

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Building & Construction

Orbital Formed Articulating Joint

Heavy duty assemblies, articulating hinges, solid rivets, hardened materials.

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Consumer Goods

Impact Riveted Stainless Steel Pot Lid

Aesthetically pleasing finishes, durable assemblies, solid and semi tubular rivets.

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Roller Formed Reclining Mechanism

Seat reclining mechanisms, adjustable furniture, permanent rivets, heavy duty assemblies.

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HVAC Vent Impact Riveted

Parts relating to the HVAC industry.

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Industrial Components

impact riveting air sensor

Parts relating to industrial components and that industry.

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Small rivet in medical scissor

Precision torque instruments, surgical tools, permanent rivets, articulating hinges.

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Safety Equipment

Orbitally formed post

Safety equipment created to be reliable over time and extended use.

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