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The Flexform™ technology provides solutions for appliance and white goods manufacturers, and for a wide variety of low-volume custom parts fabricators.
Flexform™ is a modern sheet metal forming method for cost effective low-volume production. Quintus Technologies® has supplied high-pressure rubber diaphragm presses to the world’s major manufacturers for decades. Flexform™ is used by manufacturing companies for general low-volume sheet metal forming to achieve low-cost, high quality parts with short lead times.
Flexform™ is ideal for:
Quintus offers a full line of standard models of Flexform™ Presses with rectangular trays dimensions up to 1.8 x 3.6 m (71 x 142 in) and pressures from 800 bar (11,600 psi) to 1,400 bar (20,000 psi). The cycle time is normally one to three minutes, depending on press size, formed parts and selected pressure.
QFL presses are compact units with circular trays, designed for faster forming of smaller parts. Cycles average about one minute, with maximum pressure of 800 bar (11,600 psi). These presses are commonly used for off-loading and back-up for larger rectangular tray presses and for rapid forming of smaller parts.
Quintus offers a line of standard deep-draw press models with forming area/diameter ranging from 560 mm / 22 inch to 1100 mm / 43.3 inch. Pressure ranges from 800 bar / 11,600 psi to 1,200 bar / 17,400 psi. The cycle time is depending on the tool size and the pressure level required, but normally range from some 30 seconds to two minutes.
The Flexform™ High Pressure Warm Forming process is a new technology that can replace or complement existing Titanium forming methods, such as hot-forming, hot stamping, super plastic forming, SPF, and hot gas forming. Benefits: 50% reduction in production costs, five times increased throughput, and forming repeat-ability