Orbitalum Tools Showroom

Orbitalum Tools

Affiliated with E.H. Wachs

Georg Fischer Rohrverbindungstechnik GmbH was sold as of January 1st 2006 and is now a part of the Chicago, Illinois based corporation ITW. Illinois Tool Works Inc. designs and produces an array of highly engineered fasteners and components, equipment and consumable systems, and specialty products and equipment for customers around the world. ITW is a multibillion dollar Fortune 200 diversified manufacturing company with more than 90 years of history, ITW's 670 decentralized business units in 45 countries employ nearly 55,000 men and women who are focused on creating value-added products and innovative customer solutions. By actively practicing teamwork with customers and suppliers, the men and women of ITW and RVT are creating competitively superior products, solutions and work environments. The range of products of RVT comprises precision machines and tools for the tube and pipe preparation, e.g. orbital cutting machines for tubes and pipes as well as pipe end preparation machines and tools.

600 Knightsbridge Pkwy.
Lincolnshire, IL 60069

Phone: 847-537-8800


Sales Contact
Bill Bonow - Tubing Products Manager

Recent Content on TheFabricator.com for Orbitalum Tools

August 12, 2014
Oxygen analyzer equipped with maintenance-free optical sensor
Orbitalum’s ORBmax digital oxygen analyzer that measures PPM levels in oxygen to provide oxidation-free welds is equipped with a maintenance-free...
September 24, 2012
Wachs and Orbitalum join forces in North America, Europe
E. H. Wachs and Orbitalum Tools GmbH (Illinois Tool Works (ITW) companies) have joined forces and will now be identified as the ITW Orbital Cutting...
June 13, 2012
Update from Germany
Interviews with several TUBE exhibitors revealed that the energy industry remains the biggest driver in the tube and pipe industry. The opportunities aren’t just in oil and gas, but also wind and even nuclear, despite the Fukushima incident. Meanwhile, a few vendors have come up with machines and processes that reduce tube and pipe consumption and waste, helping the industry deal with fluctuating metals prices.
April 9, 2012
Pipe-to-pipe weld heads available in three models
Model OP modular pipe-to-pipe weld heads are available from Orbitalum Tools GmbH. The compact units perform automated orbital GTAW with filler...
July 9, 2010
Scenes from Europe
Editor Eric Lundin recounts some of the product introductions and innovations seen at the TUBE expo in Düsseldorf, April 12-16, 2010.
August 12, 2008
Cordless machines square pipes, microfittings up to 2.5 in. OD
Orbitalum Tools has introduced the RPG 2.5 and RPG 2.5 Cordless tube squaring machines for pipes and microfittings up to 2.5 in. OD.The machines can...
October 10, 2006
Portable tube squaring machine introduced
Orbitalum Tools GmbH, formerly known as Georg Fischer Rohrverbindungstechnik GmbH, has introduced the portable RPG 8.6 tube squaring machine for tube...
October 10, 2006
Georg Fischer changes name
As a result of its acquisition by Chicago-based Illinois Tool Works (ITW), Georg Fischer Rohrverbindungstechnik GmbH, Singen, Germany, has changed...
June 13, 2006
ITW purchases Georg Fischer Rohrverbindungstechnik GmbH
Georg Fischer Ltd., Schaffhausen, Switzerland, has announced it has sold its capital shares of Georg Fischer Rohrverbindungst echnik GmbH, Singen,...
January 10, 2006
Wading through the world of welding
Two big tradeshows, Schweissen & Schneiden (Essen, Germany) and the FABTECH® International/AWS Welding Show (Chicago) highlighted several of the trends that have emerged in the welding industry during the last couple of years. Senior Editor Eric Lundin reviews many of the recent developments in arc and laser welding, and the growing use of another joining technology, adhesive bonding.


Forming, Fabricating, and Bending - Tube and Pipe
Cutting - Tube, Pipe, Profiles, and Sections
Circular Saws
Professional Services
Consulting-Technical Training
Cutoff Wheels
Deburring Machines-Tube and Pipe
Welding and Joining
Power Sources and Heads-Orbital
Cutting - Tube, Pipe, Profiles, and Sections
Rotary Cutting Machines
Saw Blades