Deep-Drawn Process

Deep drawing is the perfect process for high-volume manufacturing. It enables companies to achieve components with exceptional repeatability and accuracy at a lower cost compared to other processes – such as turned and machined components.

What is the Deep-Drawing Process?

This process is extremely popular amongst manufacturing companies for its high precision capabilities at large volumes. It involves the use of blanks which are manufactured into your specific tool set whilst offering maximum efficiency and cost-effectiveness as a result of the innovative process.

How Our Deep-Drawn Process Works

Starting with a metal blank, the disc of metal cut from a larger sheet is pushed into a cavity around a die, which begins the process of drawing the blank into the desired shape. This is completed in gradual steps to ensure an even distribution of the metal across the final shape, which is important for preserving the integrity and strength of the finalised deep-drawn component.

For a visual representation of our process, please watch the animation below:

The Benefits of Deep-Drawn Components

The deep-drawing process is ideal for high-volume metal components with batch to batch repeatability where precision is critical. Components manufactured through this deep-drawn process tend to exude qualities of high strength in comparison to their relatively light weight. It’s also perfect for crafting precise cylindrical 3D shapes. Aluminium cans are one example of an item which is typically created through this process, but there are countless shapes which could be crafted through this technology.

With over 45 years of experience in the manufacturing of deep-drawn components, we manufacture from a wide range of substrates including:

We look forward to sharing our expertise with you and believe H&T Industrial will be your metal component manufacturer of choice when it comes to deep-drawing metal components. Speak to us about your latest ideas and plans, and we’ll see how we can ensure that you are completely satisfied in your relationship with us.

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Project Management

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Cleaning

H&T Industrial offers a wide range of secondary processing, including advanced cleaning. Due to the deep drawn technology process, components produced are often covered in oil…

Precision Tool Making

Our experienced engineers design and produce precision tools for every part we process for you. Our machine tools workshop and precision tool making is fundamental…

Finishing Techniques for Metal

Deburring & Finishing To ensure we meet your specifications for their deep-drawn components, H&T Industrial offer a wide range of advanced deburring and finishing options.…

Packaging

625000

Metal converted in to deep-drawn components every year.

Distribución

Global.

2400

The number of employees in the Heitkamp and Thumann Group.

25

Our deep drawn components are delivered to 25 countries around the world.

15000000

Invested in the manufacturing site on infrastructure and equipment since 2002.

Whitebirk Industrial Estate

Blackburn
Lancashire
BB1 5RF
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)1254 582 233
Fax: +44 (0)1254 584 100

Am Meilenstein 8 – 19

34431
Marsberg
Germany

Tel: +49 (0)2991 980 400 Fax: +49 (0)2991 980 5400