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Flowforming Case Study 5: Military

Flowforming for Defense Applications

Original Design

Flowforming Case Study 5: Military Original Design

Background Information

  • Application: Flowforming for Defense Applications
  • Part: Rocket Motor Case
  • Material Formed: Maraging Steel

Customer Requirements

  • Made from maraging steel
  • All welds require X-ray and magnetic inspection
  • Hydrotesting to 2300 psi
  • Machining operations require close tolerances on both ends of part

PMF Redesign

Flowforming Case Study 5: Military PMF Redesign

PMF Contribution

  • Flowforming allows for seamless construction, eliminating welds
  • The body is made from a machined preform, making it easier to obtain the required thickness and diameter specified.
  • The final part is machined and holes put in to very tight tolerances.

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