Flowforming Case Study 3: Filtration

Background Information

Application: Flowforming for Pulp and Paper Applications
Part: Centrifugal Separator
Material Formed: T-316 SS, Inconel, Hastelloy

Before: Customer Requirements

Filtration Customer Requirements
  • Variety of sizes required
  • Variety of materials: T-316 SS, Inconel, Hastelloy
  • Smooth inside surface
  • Accurate profile

After: PMF Improvements

Filtration PMF Improvements
  • Eliminated one weld
  • Accurate profile
  • Surface hardness for better wear resistance
  • Very smooth inside surface
  • Complete assembly manufactured by PMF