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Formed Tank Heads

Size and Types

Wenzel Metal Spinning manufactures custom tank heads that can range in size from just a couple of inches in diameter, up to 80” or 90” in diameter (depending on depth, configuration and material).

Wenzel Metal Spinning, Inc. produces custom tank heads is a variety of styles all designed to your exact specifications and made to order:  

  • Flanged only
  • Dished only
  • Flanged
  • Dished
  • 2:1 Ellipse
  • Domed and hemispherical with additional options or enhancements like joggles, steps, flares, flanges, beads, and stiffeners

A spun tank head is a circular metal cap welded or affixed onto one, or both ends, of a cylinder to create an enclosed vessel to contain a liquid, gas or bulk solids. 

Applications

Tank heads spun by Wenzel Metal Spinning are commonly used in industries such as:

  • Agriculture
  • Architectural components
  • Bulk handling and conveying
  • Chemical manufacturing and refinement
  • Cryogenics
  • Food handling and preparation
  • Government and military
  • Marine
  • Oil and gas
  • Power generation
  • Power management

Additional Capabilities 

With making a tank heads for so many application you will need to customize them to their specific specifications. Wenzel Metal Spinning is able to keep your part inhouse with our additional capabilities. Keeping your part under one manufacturer can increase the lead time, and decrease the cost of your part.

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Common Spun Tank Head Materials

Wenzel Metal Spinning has the ability to source any material for your part. Having the correct material for your project is one of the most important factors. Whether you need a higher tolerance, corrosion-resistant, or cost-effective we will source the correct material an grade. We can not only get any material but with our experience working with almost all the materials will allow us to give you the pros and cons of different grades. 

  • Aluminum 
    • 1100
    • 3003
    • 5052
    • 6061

 

  • Galvanized Steel
  • Special Alloy
    • INX 
    • Inconel
  • Copper Spinning

 

  • Stainless Steel 
    • 304
    • 316
    • 409
    • 430

Materials

Wenzel can spin tank heads in standard materials used for tanks such as steel, galvanized steel, stainless steel, aluminum, but also special or decorative metals like copper, brass and bronze.

Wenzel produces custom tank heads in thicknesses up to ¼” in steel and aluminum and 3/16” thick stainless steel depending on overall size and configuration. 

Additional Specifications

Standard Tolerances:  +/-.06”

Volume: one piece, one time orders - up to 10,000 pieces per year

Lead Time:  3 to 6 weeks, depending on size, material and volume

Delivery: FOB one of Wenzel’s manufacturing locations

Common Products

With Wenzel Metal Spinning specializing in custom metal spun products we have seen a high volume of general products. Some of our most common product types are Cones, Hemisphere, & Tank Heads.

Contact Us

Let’s get started! Please fill out the form to let Wenzel Metal Spinning assist you with any questions about the design of your part, our capabilities, or to find out how we can help you reduce the cost of your current metal spinning.