Hydroformed Bellows & Metal Hose Applications

Hydroformed Bellows & Metal Hose Applications

MW Components is proud to serve the aerospace, medical, semiconductor, automotive, and other high-tech markets for custom and standard metal bellows. Our custom bellows are produced using one of three technologies—Hydroforming, Electroforming, or Edge-Welding. We are happy to work with you to determine the best process for your bellows considering your application and performance requirements.

MW Components designs and manufactures metal bellows in a full range of diameters, thicknesses, and materials. For more information on specific capabilities by forming process used, check out our Metal Bellows Comparison Guide.

Explore the most common applications and common bellows specifications below.

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MW Components supplies metal bellows and flexible hose for aerospace OEMs. In aerospace applications, there's no room for error. Our commitment to quality and precision manufacturing enables us to meet the extremely high standards of this unique industry.

Our metal bellows are used on the fuel line pumps of commercial space transport crafts. Our metal bellows and flexible metal she can be found on NASA's Curiosity Mars rover and on various military aircraft, such as F-15, F-16 Tomcat, F-18, and F-4 Phantom fighter jets. We are able to meet the tight tolerances these applications require with perfect perfect vision and repeatability.

Request a quote for metal bellows, flexible metal hose, or other top-quality products for your aerospace application, or contact us to learn more.

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Electrodeposited metal bellows assembly


MW Components provides a range of products and manufacturing services for the medical industry. We provide steel braided hose and precision bellows assemblies for pharmaceutical and prescription drug manufacturing, stainless steel bellows for cleanroom application, manufacturing for orthodontic braces components, and more.

Our precision manufacturing capabilities enable us to meet the tight tolerances that medical OEMs require. Our commitment to quality ensures that these customers receive the best products for their specific needs.

Request a quote for the precision bellows, steel braided hose, or other superior quality Ameriflex, Inc. Products your medical application requires, or contact us for more information.

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MW Components - Flexible braided hose


MW Components provides high-quality, high-precision manufacturing for semiconductor OEMs and distributors.

Our metal bellows are used in valve applications within ship manufacturing equipment. Our steel braided hose can be found in roughing line applications, vacuum electronics manufacturing, and more. Every part and component we produce meets the tight tolerances and quality standards required by the semiconductor industry.

Request a quote today for steel braided hose, bellows assemblies, and other components for your semiconductor application, or contact us for additional information.

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Semiconductor edge welded bellows

Food & Beverage

MW Components manufactures stainless steel braided hoses and other sanitary fittings and components for the food and beverage industry. Our products are found in wineries, breweries, and food processing plants throughout the country.

We deliver high-quality, precision-manufactured hoses, metal bellows, and more that meet or exceed customer expectations. Our products provide superior performance in any food and beverage production application.

Request a quote for the flexible braided hose, bellows assemblies, or other top-quality products your food and beverage application needs, or contact us to learn more.

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Flexible braided hose from MW Components - Corona

High Performance Auto

MW supplies precision slip joint bellows for high-performance automobiles. Our products have been used by a number of top IndyCar and NASCAR teams.

Our Inconel bellows are designed to meet the tight tolerances and high-quality requirements of this unique industry. Because the difference between winning and losing can come down to the smallest measures, leading performers in the IndyCar and NASCAR circuits have made MW Components their first choice for slip joint bellows that their driving machines need.

Request a quote for a top-quality slip joint bellows for your high-performance automobile, or contact us today for more information.

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Custom slip joint bellows


MW Components manufactures a variety of metal bellows and flexible braided hose for the cryogenics industry. Our products can be found in all cryogenics applications, from laboratories and medical facilities to semiconductor manufacturing, oil and gas, and other industrial uses.

Our bellows and hoses are used to help regulate temperature and pressure in liquid nitrogen and oxygen tanks, gas pumps, and various outer applications. Like most branches of physics, cryogenics leaves little room for error-- MW Components bellows and braided hose meet the tight tolerances and high-quality standards that cryogenics applications require.

Request a quote for the metal bellows and braided metal hose your cryogenics equipment needs, or contact us for additional information.

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Rectangular bellows

Standard Hydroformed Bellows Diaphragm Sizes

We offer a variety of standard diaphragm sizes. View the entire die list here and quickly choose the best fitting bellows for your application.

Design Support from Experts

We understand that the manner of construction, thickness of the walls, and the materials used to make metal bellows are all integral to the flexibility and performance of the metal bellows. Our experts offer engineering and design assistance to provide the metal bellows or couplings that will perfectly support your application.

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Access to Industry Leading Machinery

MW can provide custom print-to-part manufacturing. Our state-of-the-art equipment allows for the machining of special materials and tight tolerances.

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