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Peterbuilt Truck After-Market Grill Accessory Mock Up part 3of 3

Thursday, November 18th, 2010

This is the “After Pic “ of an Orlock rivet that is serving as a SOLUTION

to a troublesome rivet application(a look at the blind side):


All of the Pre-mentioned problems are solved(see part 2 for problems)

Cost: A bit more in hard dollars.


1. Dramatically increased customer satisfaction. Increased sales

2. Superior product quality.

3. Visual cosmetic improvement.


1. Although, in this case the per unit rivet price was bit higher, there is a

Small per-grill cost increase. This increase is inconsequential because
there is no competitor
comparison to this custom unit.

Bottom line: The manufacturer and the customer benefit from the conversion to the Orlock rivet even thought there is a small increase in price.

Peterbuilt Truck After-Market Grill Accessory Mock Up part 1of 3

Thursday, November 18th, 2010

Here is a close-up look at the riveted louvers of a stainless steel grill accessory. This grill is an after-market piece designed to customize the look of a classic Peterbuilt truck grill. This is the first of three pictures that will illustrate how Orlock rivets have been re-designed into the application to solve some
assembly issues. Original issues that caused the grills not to function and wear optimally.

Rivets with huge flange, Blind rivet style

Sunday, January 11th, 2009

Blue Pneumatic Fastening systems provides unique blind rivets.Orlock. These are not your fathers rivets. What if I told that you can get a rivet with these three things:
1.Blind Rivet
2.Stuctural with double locking feature.
3. Huge flange on the blind side.
Orlock can be used in blind applications that require great shear and tensile strength. The wide blind side flange allows you to join materials otherwise only attachable with a two piece rivet. solution.

Oh… and did I mention that there is wide variety colored caps you can put over the heads of these.

Go here to download catalog and learn more>>>