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Flow Forming Manufacturers and Companies

IQS Directory provides an extensive list of flow forming companies and suppliers. Utilize our website to review and source flow forming companies with our easy-to-use features which allow you to locate flow forming companies that will design and provide flow forming services for your exact specifications. Our request for quote forms make it easy to connect with leading flow forming companies. View company profiles, website links, locations, phone number, product videos, customer reviews, product specific news articles and other production information. We are a leading manufacturer directory who will connect you with the right company whether you are looking for flow forming aluminum, reflow forming, or metal flow forming.

  • Bensenville, IL

    Century Metal Spinning provides high-quality aluminum & stainless steel metal spinning. Products can also be spun from titanium, copper, silver, gold & other materials. Examples of our products include rings, spheres, tubes, cylinders & tank heads. With our ISO 9001 & AS9100 certifications, we proudly serve aerospace, electronics, marine, military, pharmaceutical and a number of other industries.

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  • Cedar Falls, IA

    Kryton Engineered Metals seamlessly crafts fabricated products. We are an ISO 9001:2015, full-service metal fab and spinning manufacturer with deep experience in air movement, lighting, vacuum, medical, food and beverage, agriculture, high voltage, and other markets. Kryton is consistently investing in new processes and equipment to grow with our expanding customer base. From a single piece to thousands per year, we offer complete prototype-to-production services.

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  • Princeton, MN

    At Elemet Group, our expertise revolves around providing comprehensive solutions in metal spinning, serving the diverse needs of clients across various industries. With decades of combined experience, a dedication to quality, and a customer-centric approach, we have positioned ourselves as a trusted leader in the field of metal forming. Our primary focus is on delivering a wide range of high-quality metal spun products tailored to meet the specific requirements of our clients.

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  • Alsip, IL

    At Ace Metal Spinning, we believe in creating products that precisely meet our customers' specifications. If you need a unique part, we can make it for you. We also provide in-house tooling to keep your costs low. It is our goal to benefit our customers however we can through our service, products, and prices. Learn more on our website today!

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  • Akron, OH

    At Tallmadge Spinning & Metal Co., our expertise centers around providing comprehensive solutions in metal spinning, catering to the diverse needs of clients across various industries. With decades of collective experience and a steadfast commitment to excellence, we've positioned ourselves as a trusted leader in the metal forming industry. Our primary focus is on delivering a broad range of high-quality metal spun products tailored to meet the specific requirements of our clients.

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Flow Forming Industry Information

Flow Forming

Flow forming is one of several metal forming techniques that is a more advanced form of spin forming. It allows variation in wall thickness of its products, which are hollow and tubular or rotationally symmetric products. Flow forming helps manufacturers meet complex design specifications and allows for a wider range of dimensional flexibility.

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Applications of Flow Forming

Many metals are subjected to flow forming, including:

Flow forming creates products for several various industries, such as:

  • Aerospace
  • Automotive
  • Nuclear
  • Chemical
  • Petrochemical

Process of Flow Forming

There is a key difference between flow forming and standard metal spinning. Conventional metal spinning uses a thin blank and produces a finished part from the diameter of that blank, while flow forming produces the finished shape by working from the thickness of the starting blank, which creates a part thinner than the original starting blank. The blank, or preformed metal part, is a flat metal disc, which can be stamped with a hole or left whole, that is clamped down. It is spun on a lathe while rollers apply pressure, forcing it to take the mandrel’s shape. The rollers extrude the cross sectional area of the blank’s wall thickness. The thickness of the finished part is determined by a gap that is maintained between the mandrel and the rollers. The flow forming process is used in conjunction with swaging, flattening, bending, and machining. It produces a smooth, complex part without any chipping or unwanted deformation. Though this process is energy saving, the workpiece is subjected to a great amount of friction and deformation. Flow forming is a cold working process, meaning the metals being formed are shaped at or around room temperature, which ensures that they retain their tensile strength and ductility. While flow forming is able to produce any shape that standard metal spinning can, it specializes in producing automotive wheels for several different kinds of vehicles.

Benefits of Flow Forming

Flow forming offers many benefits, including:

  • Reduced Need for Welding
  • Shorter Length of Stock Shapes
  • Tighter Design Tolerances


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