Historic Hot Riveting 

Orbis Engineering has trained operatives to undertake hot riveting work on both new and historic structures.  
Every aspect of our hot riveting work is completed in house including the manufacture of blank rivets. Using traditional but reliable methods of instillation our riveting team can supply excellent like for like durability and integrity throughout any structure. 
Hot riveting is Hot Upset Forming and Riveting. The Hot Upset forming and riveting process uses heat and pressure to form the fastener. The material being formed becomes malleable and collapses under pressure applied by the Power head, commonly used today on vintage locomotive boilers hut historically used as a common method of joining steel. 
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