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Orbitform Offers Hot Upset Riveting

Orbitform Group now offers another forming and fastening solution Ã-¾u Hot Upset Riveting. Hot Upset Riveting is a process of combining electrical current with pressure and time to compress and expand the forming material or rivet to a desired diameter and shape. Orbitform's Hot Upset Riveting provides product manufacturers with another quality process for permanent part assembly. Hot Upset...

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Orbitform Expands Prototype and Short-Run Production Capabilities with New Applications Lab

JACKSON, Michigan - Orbitform Group is pleased to announce additional capacity to provide prototype services for the assembly of parts within the new Application Engineering Lab at the company's headquarters. Specializing in forming, joining and fastening, the 6000 sq. ft. lab facility (within Orbitform's 116k sq. ft. building) is staffed by two full-time engineers Brent Withrow and Todd Hutson,...

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Safety & Security Equipment

Coming to a Home Near You - Automatic Fire Sprinklers

Smart Safety Systems Fire in the house! Since their introduction in the early '80s automatic fire sprinklers have increased in sophistication and exposure. A 2008 report published by Fire Smarts shows that homes using a sprinkler system are 82% safer as a result of residential fire sprinklers. Then why don't more people use them? Low Cost, High Return The typical cost for a residential sprinkler...

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Safety & Security Equipment

Residential Fire Sprinkler Assembly

Since their introduction in the early '80s automatic fire sprinklers have increased in sophistication and exposure. A 2008 report published by Fire Smarts shows that homes using a sprinkler system are 82% safer as a result of residential fire sprinklers. Typical costs for a residential sprinkler system are minimal (about as much as a typical whirlpool bathtub, or for a 2400 sq. ft. house about...

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Riveting Alliance - Orbitform Group and Jay-Cee Sales & Rivet
Construction Equipment and Supplies

Riveting Alliance - Orbitform Group and Jay-Cee Sales & Rivet

Orbitform is pleased to announce a new alliance with Jay-Cee Sales & Rivet of Farmington Hills, Michigan. Jay-Cee is the nation's largest in-stock supplier of rivets and special fasteners with over 60 years experience. Jay-Cee offers all sizes and types of rivets including solid and semi-tubular rivets, blind rivets, rivet nuts and threaded inserts. With literally millions of rivets on hand for...

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Machinery & Machining Tools

Engineers Rethink a Pivotal Point in Surgical Operations Success

Recently a major medical device manufacturer was getting some discouraging feedback from surgeons-their surgical scissors were difficult to control. It seems the screw and small nut used in the hinge mechanism, although secure and reliable, was either too loose or too tight to allow pinpoint operation accuracy. Endoscopy surgical scissors need a consistent feel" so that opening and closing of the...

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Inspection System verifies fastener quality and integrity.
Test & Measurement

Inspection System verifies fastener quality and integrity.

Effective for detecting structural and cosmetic anomalies, Fastener Inspection System indicates application of improper force or torque and can also identify cracks, defects, and mis-forms via pattern recognition. CURE® (Concurrent Universal Recognition Engine) memory processing architecture, which allows communication between disparate data types, provides critical information to engineers...

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Forming Tool suits delicate and light-duty applications.
Portable Tools

Forming Tool suits delicate and light-duty applications.

Displacing material using 11-sided spiral pattern, Spiralform Cartridge can be used on ferrous and non-ferrous metals, die cast materials, and case-hardened fasteners, as well as ceramics, glass, and other delicate materials and assemblies. In addition, Spiralform accommodates integral load cell, providing Watchdawg Process Intelligence(TM) capabilities. It is available for both new machines and...

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Modular Conveyor transfers parts with minimal energy.
Material Handling & Storage

Modular Conveyor transfers parts with minimal energy.

Featuring modular segments in variable lengths and widths from 3.75-12 in., Low Back Pressure Conveyor offers 45 and 90° segments and is available in multiple chain materials and custom specified heights. Parts ride directly on densely populated array of plastic rollers. They flow freely with very low friction and exert minimal force on adjacent parts and automation components.

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Orbitform Offers Hot Upset Riveting

Orbitform Group now offers another forming and fastening solution Ã-¾u Hot Upset Riveting. Hot Upset Riveting is a process of combining electrical current with pressure and time to compress and expand the forming material or rivet to a desired diameter and shape. Orbitform's Hot Upset Riveting provides product manufacturers with another quality process for permanent part assembly. Hot Upset...

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Company News

Orbitform Earns ISO 9001:2008 Certification

Orbitform Group today announced that it has received ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management certification for the design and manufacture of orbital forming, fastening, joining, conveyor systems, and assembly equipment. The certification verifies that key processes used to design and manufacture are continually monitored and improved to support secure communication of mission-critical information. The...

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People in the News

Engineer Elected to Michigan State House of Representatives

Orbitform owner, Mike Shirkey, wins seat by landslide on Tuesday. Mike Shirkey, a Republican whose campaign slogan was It's time for Michigan to win," was a winner himself Tuesday. Shirkey got 63 percent of the votes for state representative of Michigan's 65th District and defeated Democrat Janet Rochefort. Shirkey, owner of Orbitform Group and the former head of Allegiance Health's governing...

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People in the News

Orbitform Appoints Applications Engineer

Orbitform Group, Jackson, Michigan is pleased to announce Greg Stoia has joined the company as an Applications Engineer. An experienced orbital forming and assembly automation specialist, Mr. Stoia has over 23 years experience in all aspects of fastening and forming applications, machine design and sales. Mr. Stoia brings a wealth of industry knowledge to the Orbitform Orbital Product Line and...

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Orbitform Expands Prototype and Short-Run Production Capabilities with New Applications Lab

JACKSON, Michigan - Orbitform Group is pleased to announce additional capacity to provide prototype services for the assembly of parts within the new Application Engineering Lab at the company's headquarters. Specializing in forming, joining and fastening, the 6000 sq. ft. lab facility (within Orbitform's 116k sq. ft. building) is staffed by two full-time engineers Brent Withrow and Todd Hutson,...

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Safety & Security Equipment

Coming to a Home Near You - Automatic Fire Sprinklers

Smart Safety Systems Fire in the house! Since their introduction in the early '80s automatic fire sprinklers have increased in sophistication and exposure. A 2008 report published by Fire Smarts shows that homes using a sprinkler system are 82% safer as a result of residential fire sprinklers. Then why don't more people use them? Low Cost, High Return The typical cost for a residential sprinkler...

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Safety & Security Equipment

Residential Fire Sprinkler Assembly

Since their introduction in the early '80s automatic fire sprinklers have increased in sophistication and exposure. A 2008 report published by Fire Smarts shows that homes using a sprinkler system are 82% safer as a result of residential fire sprinklers. Typical costs for a residential sprinkler system are minimal (about as much as a typical whirlpool bathtub, or for a 2400 sq. ft. house about...

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Company News

Orbitform Group Offers Free Product/Process Development Manufacturing Assistance Package

Jackson, MI-Orbitform Group is pleased to announce that it is accepting nominations for the funding of product and/or process development initiatives through the Orbitform Group Development Assistance Project (OAP). The Project will provide a complete product/process manufacturing development analysis (typical value of approximately $2,500) in product and/or process development assistance to help...

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Company News

Orbitform Speaks Multiple Machine Logic & Programming Languages

The Orbitform Group uses an extensive list of processor languages, the ones our customers prefer. Once a company is set up with a particular language it can be difficult to switch, especially when the learning curve is steep. Our engineers design and build your equipment with the products you're familiar with and the language you like. If you use it we can integrate it! (Allen-Bradley,...

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Riveting Alliance - Orbitform Group and Jay-Cee Sales & Rivet
Construction Equipment and Supplies

Riveting Alliance - Orbitform Group and Jay-Cee Sales & Rivet

Orbitform is pleased to announce a new alliance with Jay-Cee Sales & Rivet of Farmington Hills, Michigan. Jay-Cee is the nation's largest in-stock supplier of rivets and special fasteners with over 60 years experience. Jay-Cee offers all sizes and types of rivets including solid and semi-tubular rivets, blind rivets, rivet nuts and threaded inserts. With literally millions of rivets on hand for...

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