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Want to Build Your Own Droid? Advances in Aluminum Hydroforming Make It Possible

Want to Build Your Own Droid? Advances in Aluminum Hydroforming Make It Possible

Want to Build Your Own Droid? Advances in Aluminum Hydroforming Make It Possible.

No one would deny the sheer popularity of the Star Wars franchise. Talking about the cultural impact of the Star Wars franchise is like talking about the effects of the sun on the planet. It’s that big and encompassing…sometimes life changing (B2C).

The enduring popularity of these movies has led to unparalleled merchandising opportunities: mugs, hats, t-shirts, and even full costumes. There are some people, however, for whom plastic replicas and cheap knock-offs are not enough.

They want the real deal.

Making Finite Element Analysis Work for You

Making Finite Element Analysis Work for You

Adding an extra step to a process is rarely considered efficient. After all, streamlining steps usually means that tasks are accomplished more quickly. However, if the added step is designed to save time and money in the long run, then would it not be worth considering?

This is the case with Finite Element Analysis (FEA). It’s an extra step in the process, but it’s an important one.

What is Tube Hydroforming: A Step-by-Step Guide

What is Tube Hydroforming: A Step-by-Step Guide

Tube Hydroforming, a metal fabricating and forming process, helps to shape metals into their desired shapes. This technique can be used to shape various metals including steel, aluminum, brass, copper, and stainless steel. It is a cost-effective process that uses a highly pressurized fluid in order to shape metal. It is best used to replace the older process of stamping two halves then welding them together. The process of tube hydroforming saves on labor, tools, and material costs. But how does it work?

Three Reasons to Choose American Hydroformers

Three Reasons to Choose American Hydroformers

Not every company needs to avail itself of hydroforming services.  We know that. As leaders in the industry, we are also aware of increasing demand for our services. In fact, as businesses grow, they might find themselves in need of hydroforming in areas where they used to use alternatives.

Two Musical Instruments with Hydroformed Components

Two Musical Instruments with Hydroformed Components

While most of us tend to associate hydroforming with the automotive and cycling worlds, other industries make good use of hydroformed components as well. The music industry is one of them. Apart from the aspect of electronics and amplification, certain instruments have hydroformed components as well. Two great examples of this are the steel drum and the alto saxophone.