The right equipment with the right amount of flexibility to support R&D work
An automotive parts supplier needed to permanently retain a sound-deadening baffle plate inside an engine cover. Screws were expensive, time-consuming to install, and tended to fall out over time.
At Orbitform, we developed a unique riveting process called Hot Upset. This rivet/forming solution uses heat and force to form rivets or part tenons.
Quick response of Orbitform's Service Team has customer up and running quickly after machine crash
Manufacturers can ensure they purchase the right assembly equipment, validate their assembly design, or assemble low volumes of parts or prototypes by utilizing Orbitform's Solutions Lab
Recently, a manufacturer reached out to Orbitform to research the best way to fasten a noise dampening assembly. This assembly had been in production for many years, but due to increased production requirements over the years, their current method of forming has cycle time issues and ergonomic issues for their operators.
Leveraging our powerhead as a press, Orbitform completed the bushing flare and flatten in two locations with a multi-tool head.
When changes in production happen, retooling existing equipment is a great option that can make a massive difference in Return-on-Investment.
De-riveting is a common technique used to save money and re-work parts. When seeking a solution for de-riveting assemblies, many manufacturers turn to Orbitform.
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