Although your average American probably has not heard of high metal gas forming, that does not mean they have not taken advantage of products made possible (or made better) through it. Those of us in the industry know better. We recognize that the vast majority of us would lead less comfortable and convenient lives without high-temperature metal gas forming.
If your product requires hydroformed components – particularly tube hydroforming – then you have come to the right place. Here at American Hydroformers, we consider ourselves experts in delivering consistent, quality products every time.
Fort Wayne, IN-American Hydroformers, Inc. (https://americanhydroformers.com) announces that company representatives Mark Blasi, Bill Federspiel, Todd Champany, Max Barker, Tom Desnoyers, and Brian Crawford will be demonstrating the company’s tube hydroforming proficiency and facility capacity at FABTECH 2017. This event, running from November 6-9, takes place at the McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois with the American Hydroformers exhibit located at booth B17100.
Over the course of the last year, potential changes to federal regulations for automotive production in the United States have sent ripples through the auto industry. After months of speculation and media buzz, the first official step came over the summer of 2017.
The Environmental Protection Agency and the Transportation Department have opened the public comment period on the rewriting of standards for greenhouse gas emissions for cars and light trucks for model years 2022-2025 (NPR).
Like all regions, the American Midwest has developed a certain reputation. While other sections of the country might be known for its stunning scenery (the West), beautiful autumn leaves (the Northeast), or the sweetness of its tea (the South), the Midwest is known more for its people than anything else.
To some people, adding an extra step to your production process may sound counter-intuitive; however, if that step is to consider Finite Element Analysis (FEA), then it might not sound so crazy after all. By adding FEA to the mix, chances are high that you will shave both time and expense off your pre-production process and bring your product to the market quickly and efficiently.
It is certainly easy to see how tube hydroforming has transformed certain aspects of the automotive industry. At least, it is easy to see if you know what tube hydroforming is.
Although the process of high-temperature metal gas forming may not be common knowledge, most people benefit from this process on a daily basis. They just don’t know that they do.
Sometimes when we’re in a hurry, we’re willing to sacrifice quality for speed. For example, if we’re hungry but don’t have time to stop at a sit-down restaurant, let alone buy ingredients and cook our own meal at home, we’re willing to settle for fast food. While that fast food might satisfy our immediate hunger, none of us would argue that it’s a high-quality choice.
Not everyone is going to realize this, but one of the most important pieces of the manufacturing process is metal stamping. Metal stamping provides a variety of benefits and advantages for companies in a variety of industries. In order for you to get a better understanding of the benefits of metal stamping, we want to give you some key reasons why any type of business should consider this process.