All About Our Custom Tank Heads

Posted by Helander Team on Wed, Jan 08, 2020

At Helander, our metal spinning and sheet hydroforming processes produce a range of durable and high-quality metal parts. Tank heads especially are a perfect fit for our metal forming processes. We produce our tank heads in a [...]

Tags: Metal Spinning, hydroforming, Custom Metal Spinning, custom tank heads, sheet hydroforming, metal spinning components

Advantages of Hydroforming for Aerospace Applications

Posted by Helander Team on Tue, Nov 19, 2019

Hydroforming is frequently and advantageously applied within the aerospace industry. The typically high complexity of aerospace components necessitates a fabrication technique that can effectively produce the desired shapes and  [...]

Tags: Metal Spinning, hydroforming, Custom Metal Spinning, sheet hydroforming, metal spinning components

Meet our Machines | 20" Hydroforming Press

Posted by Samuel Ibrahim, Jr. on Thu, Oct 09, 2014

At the heart of Helander’s hydroforming services is our cutting edge 20" hydroforming press. Sheet hydroforming is an ideal process for manufacturing parts with complex or asymmetrical geometries that would require multiple [...]

Tags: hydroforming, hydroforming illinois, sheet hydroforming

Need a float? We have you covered.

Posted by Samuel Ibrahim, Jr. on Thu, Jun 05, 2014

 

Float Ball 316 SS 14" Diameter

Did you know that Helander Company  can fabricate the metal float for your application?

We employ a combination of superior hydroforming, metal spinning, welding, and machining [...]

Tags: hydroforming, manufacturing, stainless steel, metal float

Minimizing Secondary Finishing Operations With Hydroforming

Posted by Samuel Ibrahim, Jr. on Mon, Mar 31, 2014

When considering the numerous options available for working with metal, many companies choose the beneficial and cost effective process hydroforming.  Originally developed around 1950, hydroforming is ideal for shaping many [...]

Tags: metal forming, hydroforming, Metal Stamping, manufacturing

The Case for Metal Spinning and Metal Hydroforming

Posted by Samuel Ibrahim, Jr. on Thu, Oct 10, 2013

Metal Spinning is a process by which a disc or tube of ductile metal is rotated on a spindle and formed into an axially symmetric part. Through the use of heavy forces and high speeds, the metal will deform and “flow” to form [...]

Tags: metal fabricating, metal forming, Metal Spinning, hydroforming, Custom Metal Spinning, Metal Stamping

Hydroforming and Custom Tank Heads from Helander

Posted by Samuel Ibrahim, Jr. on Mon, Feb 25, 2013

This blog has showcased our custom tank heads before, exhibiting our dedication to quality above all else in fulfilling your custom product orders. Today we’re going to be talking about them again, as a lens through which to [...]

Tags: hydroforming

Success in Succession Planning

Posted by Samuel Ibrahim, Jr. on Fri, Dec 28, 2012

We’ve talked about our pride and success as a family-owned small business manufacturer. One of the major concerns in any family-owned business is succession planning – planning for the future, when one generation of family is [...]

Tags: Metal Spinning, hydroforming, succession planning

Helander Keeps It In the Family

Posted by Samuel Ibrahim, Jr. on Mon, Nov 26, 2012

Doing business with Helander Spinning, you learn pretty quickly that we are among the millions of family-owned businesses (FOBs) that keep sectors from manufacturing to retail operating smoothly. Our status as a FOB is so [...]

Tags: Metal Spinning, hydroforming

How Metal Stampers are saving big bucks with Helander

Posted by Samuel Ibrahim, Jr. on Wed, Oct 24, 2012

At Helander, nothing makes us happier than doing great work that saves our customers money. Recently we’ve discovered a new production niche that has been bringing us tons of new and repeat customers. It seems that metal stamping [...]

Tags: Metal Spinning, hydroforming, Metal Stamping

Why Hydroforming? We’ve Got Your Answers.

Posted by Samuel Ibrahim, Jr. on Mon, Apr 23, 2012

Lots of different types of machining methods are familiar to manufacturers. Even if you don’t deal with all of them or maintain a factory full of every machine that’s out there, you can probably rattle off quite a few different [...]

Tags: Metal Spinning, hydroforming, manufacturing

Dreamliners, Hydroforming and Helander

Posted by Samuel Ibrahim, Jr. on Thu, Feb 02, 2012

The new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner is like nothing you’ve ever seen. It’s a super-efficient airplane that uses 20% less fuel than any other plane in its class. Did we mention that it does this with a range of 8,500 nautical miles [...]

Tags: hydroforming, aerospace industry, boeing