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Quintus high-pressure fluid cell press goes to Gulfstream Mexicali facility

Quintus Technologies has been selected by Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation, the world's leading business jet manufacturer, to provide a modern high-pressure fluid cell press. The Flexform press is destined for Gulfstream's Mexicali, Mexico, facility, which produces wiring harnesses, sheet metal components, subassemblies and machined parts.

The Flexform process requires only one rigid tool half; the other tool half is a flexible rubber diaphragm under uniform hydrostatic pressure. This design approach generates significant tool cost savings and eliminates several forming operations, intermediate heat treatments, and operator dependencies.

“The efficiency and short cycle time of our state-of-the-art fluid cell presses make them a real asset in the aircraft manufacturing environment, where surging demand and an emphasis on just-in-time production are key considerations,” comments Jan Söderström, CEO of Quintus Technologies.

The 17,000 ton press-force Quintus fluid cell press applies a forming pressure of 11,600 psi (800 bar) over a sizeable forming area of 700 x 1800 mm (27.6 x 72 inches). Its installation will allow Gulfstream to redirect component production from an ABB press (the former brand name of Quintus).

“Our modern, high-pressure presses can be expected to deliver outstanding technical performance,” says Ed Williams, Quintus General Manager–Americas. “Quintus is committed to being a valuable partner providing high-level process

Quintus Technologies specializes in the design, manufacture, installation, and support of high-pressure systems for sheet metal forming and densification of advanced materials and critical industrial components. Headquartered in Västerås, Sweden, and represented in 35 countries worldwide, the company is the world leader in high- pressure technology and has delivered more than 1,800 systems to customers across the globe within industries such as aerospace, automotive, energy, and medical implants.

know-how and forming training programs, while meeting our customers' demanding delivery schedules.”

“We have a long and strong business relationship with Gulfstream and are pleased to see it continue with this installation,” adds Mr. Söderström. “Gulfstream's investment in an additional Quintus press tells us that our products and services are appreciated. We continuously work hard to improve our technology and our performance, in order to maximize value to our customers.”

Press release issued by Quintus Technologies on October 4, 2016

 

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