Circle Shearing & Hand Metal Spinning of a Fuel Float for the Aerospace Industry
Project Name Fuel Float
Project Description This fuel float is used within an aircraft fuel tank float.
Capabilities Applied/Processes Primary:

Circle Shearing

Hand Metal Spinning


Full Machining
Die Punching

Scotch-Brite Finish

Equipment Used to Manufacture Part Circle Shear
Hand Spinning Lathe
CNC Machinist Lathe
Overall Part Dimensions 3.5" Diameter x 3" High
Tightest Tolerances ±.003
Material Used .060" Thick 6061-0 Temper Aluminum
Material Finish Scotch-Brite
In Process Testing/Inspection Performed Dimensional Requirements
Visual Inspection
Industry for Use Aerospace
Volume 5-25 Pieces
Delivery/Turnaround Time 6-8 weeks
Delivery Location Ravenna, Ohio