Flow International Corp.

23500 64th Ave. S
Kent, WA 98032 US

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Flow International Corporation

Flow International is the world leader in waterjet technology. Cut virtually any composite material with a high level of accuracy, no dust or toxic fumes, faster than most traditional machining methods, and fixturing requirements are dramatically simplified. Contact Flow to learn how our waterjet systems will improve your bottom line.

As Seen In CompositesWorld

Stelia Aerospace

Plant Tour: STELIA Aerospace, Méaulte, France
Supplier of Airbus fuselage sections pushes boundaries of hybrid aerostructures production, assembly and thermoplastic composites.

Model-based waterjet software
Flow International Corp. (Kent, Washington), a developer and manufacturer of ultrahigh-pressure waterjet machines for cutting applications, has announced FlowXpert 2016 waterjet machining software.

Ascent Tooling Group ascends via innovation
The world’s largest metal and composite moldmaker has a new name and continues to make a name for itself in closer control of large-part dimensional tolerance.

Flow names David Crewe as senior VP of engineering
Crewe will be responsible for technology development and new product development at the waterjet machine manufacturer.

Richard LeBlanc named president of Flow Waterjet
LeBlanc is a 30-year veteran of waterjet cutting machinery specialist Flow International Corp.

Dual-laminates: Scaling up to scrubbers
A double-protection strategy for this massive fiberglass vessel tests pushes the limits of this shop’s fabricating and logistical planning skills.

The Plane in Spain
Site tours provide a rare glimpse into the Iberian Peninsula’s aerospace composites sector, with a special focus on Airbus’ activities at Illescas.

Machining carbon composites: Risky business
As composites take a larger part (and form larger parts) in the aerospace structures sector, it’s not just a make-it-or-break-it proposition.

Composites 2010 Product Showcase
The ACMA’s Las Vegas exhibition reflected an industry in recovery.

Nida-Core prod photo

CompositesWorld Expo 2009 Product Showcase
 Despite economic gloom, CWE’s second outing attracts innovation-rich exhibitors and a very motivated group of knowledge-hungry showgoers.

Automate or emigrate
Automated fiber and tape placement is not just a notion, but a real manufacturing strategy, and one being embraced by HITCO Carbon Composites.

Engineering Insights: Composites Lessen Load in Fuel-Cell Demonstrator
CFRP decklid helps offset fuel-cell system weight to meet vehicle weight target.

JEC COMPOSITES 2007 Product Showcase - 7/1/2007
The annual Paris conclave showcases the global expansion of composites.

JEC Composites 2007 Product Showcase
This year’s Parisian exhibition provides key evidence of the composites industry’s unprecedented breadth and technical sophistication.

Researchers at the University of California San Diego conducted detailed structural tests of the Hunter's airframe.

Sky's The Limit For Composites-intensive UAVs
Market growth is being spurred primarily by post-9/11 combat actions, homeland security and natural disasters.

SAMPE exhibitors in Long Beach

SAMPE 2005 Product Showcase
SAMPE's U.S. Symposium and Exhibition highlights technological innovation and market expansion.

Boeing 787 exterior surfaces

Boeing sets pace for composite usage in large civil aircraft
Innovative use of international supplier base to revolutionize aircraft manufacture.

Cutting tools

Abrasive machining methods for composites
Cutting, routing and drilling are important post-processing steps for cured composite parts.

Product Categories of Flow International Corp.

Waterjet machining equipment