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DVAI is a manufacturer of dished heads for tanks and offers cold formed tank heads made from stainless steel and many other alloys.

Tank heads Spherical caps - dished only head flat head conical head half sphere

DVAI heads and bottoms are produced in a cold forming process.
We produce heads and bottoms:
- through dishing and flanging forming processes, with diameters of up to 4500 mm and wall thicknesses of 22 mm,
- through spinning forming process, with diameters of up to 1500 mm and wall thicknesses of 6 mm.
DVAI is a company engaged in the business of cold forming dished heads for tanks, boilers, industrial equipment.

Our customers belong to different industrial sectors: Petrochemical, chemical, pharmaceutical, cosmetic, agro-food, logistics, transports, tanks, water treatments, environment, industrial boiler, heat exchangers, etc.

We manufacture a large range of dished heads and cones to varying shapes and standards: Torispherical head or bottom, Klopper heads (DIN-28011), Korbbogen heads(DIN-28013), spherical caps, flat heads, Flanged only Head, dished heads for low pressure, spherical covers, diffusion heads, cone heads, Cones for Pressure Vessels, PRC heads(NFE 81-101), MRC heads (NFE 81-104), GRC heads(NFE 81-102), elliptical heads 1,9:1 (NFE 81-103), elliptical heads 2:1(ASME), hemispherical heads, Shallow Head, Inverted Dished heads and Inverted Cones...

Custom made and/or Standard size.

DVAI manufactures Heads according to PED 97/23 EC for pressure vessels. The stainless steel material is certificated according to Pressure Equipment Directive (97/23/EC).
The dished and flanged heads are manufactured with PED/ TÜV standard plates aiming the production of pressure machines.

We proceed according to the following manufacturing laws: CODAP, ASME, ADM.

DVAI manufactures stainless steel tank heads, in order to avoid any pollution from other materials. This point represents another guarantee of quality for all our clients.

Thanks to its permanent stainless steel stock of more than 1000 tons, DVAI is able to launch immediately the manufacturing of your dished heads. This is another guarantee of a mastered final deadline.

The openings can be made until the day before the dished heads’ departure. Thus, you can specify us the openings’ positions until this moment. This point is another proof of DVAI’s flexibility.

Referenced norms:
Dished heads are manufactured according to the following norms:
- NF E 81-100 December 1997 – Dished heads, designation, tolerances.

- German tolerances DIN28011 et DIN28013

DVAI manufactures the following type of heads:

Edge machining and bevelling are made according to the N FE81-110.


  • Calculation of the disc’s diameter
  • Disc cutting
  • Disc welding, in case of disc in several parts
  • Destructive or non-destructive controls (if requested in your order)
  • Cap pressing process and control of the knuckle radius
  • Knuckle radius forming and knuckle radius control
  • Edge machining according to NFE 81 110
  • Dished head control at the end of the manufacturing process
  • Dished head pickling
  • Dished head polishing (if requested in your order)
  • Openings (if requested in your order)
  • Final control before consignment.


For the carrying out of destructive and non-destructive controls, DVAI calls on an outside company responsible for:

  • The macrography of the sample
  • Radio tests
  • US tests
  • Penetrant testing (Cofrend 2)


Our welding operators are qualified according to EN287 and ASME IX.
The disc welds are made automatically according to the qualified process EN288 or ASME IX:

  • Plasma- TIG welding bench for disc welds up to a 10 mm thickness
  • Welding carriage (flow welding) for disc welds from 12 mm on
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