Compucraft is proud to offer a variety of forming methods that provide our customers with a wide range of forming options which can eliminate the need to seek out multiple suppliers.
Our forming capabilities and experience cover a variety of materials, including Aluminum, Inconel, Hastelloy, Steel and Titanium to name a few.
The process of bending material between a die and a ram to a variety of shapes and angles.
Our brake forming capabilities include aluminum, steel, Inconel bump forming material up to ¾” thick, standard brake forming up to 8 ft long.
Forming material to conform to a die using a solid urethane bladder or a bladder filled with oil, under pressure.
Our three hydro press machines provide the ability to form a small clip to a complex contour with multiple bends.
Bulge forming is done by expanding (or bulging) a rubber bung / bladder inside material, that is either tube or cone shaped, within a cavity style die, to conform to the desired shape.
We can bulge form many types of material up to 24 inches in diameter.
Forming material between multiple set of rolls to desired contour.
Our roll forming capabilities can be used to form Aluminum, Steel, Inconel and Titanium, up to 48 inches wide.
The process of stretching material between jaw, over a tool, to permanently set a shape.
Between our 300 ton Sheridan sheet press and Hufford A10 extrusion press, we can provide customers with a range of products; including aircraft wing tips, exterior skins, fuselage frames, and more.
Depending on the type of Titanium being formed, it can either be done at ambient temperature (Cold Forming) or elevated temperatures (Hot Forming / Hot Sizing).
Our Titanium forming capabilities cold forming and hot forming / hot sizing of simple brackets to complex shapes and deep draw.