Flowforming Case Study 6: Defense

Background Information

Application:  Flowforming and Hot Spinning for Defense Applications
Pressure Vessel Liner
304 Stainless Steel

Before: Customer Requirements

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  • 304 Stainless Steel
  • Multiple wall thickness requirements
  • Threaded open end
  • Strict volume and weight specifications

After: PMF Improvements

Pressure Vessel Liner After
  • PMF’s flowforming and hot spinning processes allow for a one-piece construction.
  • Reduction of cost and lead time by eliminating weld testing
  • Precise control of tapered wall thicknesses