|VARI-FORM, INC. Patent applications|
|Patent application number||Title||Published|
|20110211964||HYDROFORMED TURBINE BLADE - In at least one implementation, a method of making a turbine blade may include providing a preform having a hollow cross-section, hydroforming the preform to form a turbine blade body comprising a shell that includes a continuous hollow portion along its interior, and providing a mounting portion attached to the body to mount the turbine blade to a hub. In one or more implementations of the method, the mounting portion may be provided during the step of hydroforming the preform and the mounting portion may be formed from the same preform as the turbine blade body.||09-01-2011|
|20100206035||METHOD OF FORMING HOLLOW BODY WITH FLANGE - A method of forming a hollow body having a hollow flange may include performing a hydroforming process to a tubular blank. The tubular blank may be deformed and shaped to form the hollow body and the hollow flange. Subsequent processes may be performed to the hollow flange such as a flattening process whereby confronting internal surfaces of the hollow flange are brought together to abut each other and form a flat flange.||08-19-2010|
|20100194147||VEHICLE ROOF SUPPORT PILLAR ASSEMBLY - A vehicle roof support pillar assembly may include a first support pillar and a second support pillar. The first support pillar may have a first hollow body with a first side surface. The second support pillar may have a second hollow body with a second side surface, the second support pillar may be positioned next to the first hollow body when assembled and in use. The first and second side surfaces may contact each other along at least a portion of their vertical extent.||08-05-2010|
Patent applications by VARI-FORM, INC.