26 July, 2016

Aerospace Deep Drawing Hydroforming Low-Volume Manufacturing Sheet metal forming

New hydroform press meets needs for versatility, efficiency in jet engine component fabrication

Quintus Technologies has delivered a hydroform deep-draw press to Electro-Methods, Inc. (EMI), the South Windsor, Conn.-based supplier of turbine engine components. In the face of robust demand from the jet engine industry, the new 4,000 ton press-force press will expand EMI capabilities, further enabling the production of intricate shaped sheet metal parts and assemblies.

“We have a long history in the aerospace fabrication business, and with this new investment we are able offer additional capabilities to our customers, primarily General Electric and Honeywell,” says EMI President Randy Fries. “We are used to tough fabrication demands from our customers and are now well positioned and keen to support the expected ramp-up requirement in the aerospace industry