- Orbital riveting
Orbital Riveting is a cold-forming process used by
riveting machinesto automatically set (squeeze) rivetsin order to join materials together.
Contrast with other methods
There are different types of
riveting machines. Each type of machinehas unique features and benefits. The orbital riveting process is different from impact riveting and spiralform riveting. Orbital riveting requires less downward force than impact or spiral riveting. Also, orbital riveting tooling typically lasts longer. Orbital riveting is often referred to as the [http://www.orbitform.com Orbitform] process.
The orbital riveting process uses a forming tool mounted at a 3 or 6 degree angle. The forming tool contacts the material and then presses it while rotating until the final form is achieved. The final form often has height and/or diameter specifications.
riveting machinestypically provide downward force in the 1000 - 7500 lb range.
riveting machinestypically provide downward force in the 6000 - 50000 lb range.
Orbital riveting machines are used in a wide range of applications including brake linings for commercial vehicles, aircraft, and locomotives, textile and leather goods, metal brackets, window and
door furniture, latches and even mobile phones. Many materials can be riveted together using orbital riveting machinesincluding delicate and brittle materials, and sensitive electrical or electronic components.
* [http://www.orbitform.com www.Orbitform.com] Orbitform Group
* [http://www.milfordrivet.com www.MilfordRivet.com] Milford Riveting
* [http://www.orbitform.com/modules.php?name=Product&op=cathome&cat_id=100 Spiralform] Spiralform Riveting
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