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Webinar - The Quintus Flexform™ process for low volume production

Learn how to produce sheet metal parts with complex shapes in small volumes. In the webinar we will discuss how the high pressure Flexform technology can provide value to the vehicle sheet metal fabrication industry.

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Customer Conversations - Jobro Sheet Metal Technology

Find out why Quintus Fluid Cell Presses is the heart of Jobro´s production line.

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To secure high equipment availability and improve productivity, Airbus Defence and Space decided to upgrade a Flexform Fluid Cell Press in one of its production plants. The press was originally designed and commissioned by Quintus in 2002. The upgrade was performed during a planned maintenance stop, and the press was back in operation after a record-short time thanks to great teamwork and meticulous planning

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Quintus QFL hydroforming presses are compact units with circular trays, designed for fast forming of smaller parts. Cycles average below one minute, with maximum pressure of 800 bar. These presses are commonly used for off-loading and back-up for larger rectangular tray presses and for rapid forming of smaller parts.

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Forming Simulation Correlation with the Flexform Hydroform Technology  Flexform is a high pressure hydroforming technique using a flexible rubber diaphragm between the pressure medium and the formed sheet. The technique allows sheet metal to be formed in different thicknesses in one and the same tool, as the blank will take the shape of the single rigid tool half. Flexform pressing is used for low volume production and prototyping, where the low tool cost and short lead time is of essence.

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The QUINTUS® Deep Draw Presses are the most versatile of the Quintus Flexform presses in terms of forming capabilities. Not only can they form the same kind of parts as Flexform fluid cell presses, but also complex and deep parts which require a deep drawing function. This is performed with the rigid tool half – a movable punch and blank holder – and by controlling the forming pressure as a function of the draw depth. The circular Flexform unit contains the flexible rubber diaphragm.

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