Aerospace

Superform is at the forefront of forming technology in the aerospace industry, offering our customers unrivalled expertise and capability providing complex aluminum shapes. Superform is an established global supplier to Boeing, Airbus, Embraer, Bombardier, Honeywell, Textron, GKN, UTC, Honda Jet and Spirit.

Superforming processes can be used to form components in Aluminium, Magnesium & Titanium. Parts are stress free parts with zero springback. Typical applications for Superformed aerospace parts include:

  • Lip Skins & Inlets
  • Engine Nacelle & Core Cowl Skins
  • Lens Retainers, Doublers & Light Housings
  • Wing Tips
  • Leading Edges & Winglets
  • Leading Edge Reinforcement Structures, Ribbed Stiffeners
  • Access Doors
  • Equipment Covers
  • Filter frame Housing & Air Ducts
  • Aerodynamic Wing & Fuselage Fairings
  • Titanium Bulkheads & Firewalls

 

The Superform process offers the aerospace designer opportunities to design for:

  • Complex shapes and double curvature
  • A range of low cost alloys
  • Reduced part count
  • Increased structural integrity
  • Reduced part weight