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 types [...]

Tags: metal forming, hydroforming, Metal Stamping, manufacturing

Hand Spinning vs. CNC Spinning: Two Sides of the Coin

Posted by Samuel Ibrahim, Jr. on Fri, Mar 14, 2014

Metal Spinning (or spin forming) is a process where a tube or a disc of metal is rotated at high speed and transformed into an axially symmetrical object. Metal spinning is usually performed on a vertical or horizontal lathe [...]

Tags: metal fabricating, Metal Spinning, Custom Metal Spinning, manufacturing, Hand Spinning, CNC Spinning

The Advantages of Metal Spinning

Posted by Samuel Ibrahim, Jr. on Tue, Sep 10, 2013

5.60” diameter X 12” to 32” long X 0.250” thickness X 6061-0 aluminum vessel.

Metal spinning is a unique process that can be used to form complex shapes from aluminum steel, stainless steel, high-strength and [...]

Tags: metal fabricating, metal forming, Metal Spinning, manufacturing, welding, stainless steel, aluminum

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

As Manufacturing Expands, So Does Helander

Posted by Samuel Ibrahim, Jr. on Wed, Apr 11, 2012

With so much talk of U.S. manufacturing in the news lately, it’s difficult to understand how some pundits can continue to roll their eyes at the return of factories an industry to a key role, if not a backbone position, in our [...]

Tags: Metal Spinning, manufacturing, boeing

Helander’s Fabtech Canada 2012 Preview

Posted by Samuel Ibrahim, Jr. on Fri, Mar 09, 2012

One Fabtech show in a year is quite an event. But all the metalworking expo action isn’t in Chicago. This year’s Fabtech Canada 2012 expo, happening in Toronto from March 20 – 22nd, 2012, promises to be just as exciting and [...]

Tags: manufacturing, Fabtech, welding