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  • Stelia aerospace 3d printed fuselage panel

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    STELIA Aerospace Introduces Demonstrator for 3D-Printed Aluminum Fuselage Panels

    STELIA Aerospace, in partnership with Constellium, Ecole Centrale de Nantes, and CT Ingénierie, introduced a demonstrator for metallic self-reinforced fuselage panels, with stiffeners directly manufactured on the surface, through additive manufacturing. In the long term, this new technology could eliminate the current added stiffeners, which are attached to the fuselage panels with fixing screws and […]

  • Arconic Davenport

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    Arconic Expanding Heat Treat Capacity to Capture Growth in Aerospace

    Arconic Inc. plans to invest $137 million to install a new horizontal heat treat furnace at its Davenport Works facility in Iowa. Heat treatment is a required step in the production of certain high-strength products, and is essential for products intended for large aerospace and industrial applications. This new furnace will enable Arconic to heat treat […]

  • Kobe Steel - titanium forging

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    Kobe Steel Supplying Titanium Forged Material for Large GE Jet Engine

    Kobe Steel, Ltd. has begun supplying titanium alloy forged material for shafts to IHI Corporation. The forged material certified by IHI will be used in a large commercial jet engine manufactured by General Electric (GE). IHI is one of the joint development partners of the engine. Rotating parts, such as shafts and disks, made of titanium alloy […]

  • Airbus aircraft

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    Arconic Aluminum Sheet and Plate To Be on Every Airbus Platform

    Arconic, which recently launched as a standalone company, signed a multi-year contract with Airbus valued at approximately $1 billion, through which Arconic will supply aluminum sheet and plate for Airbus’ highest volume programs. The company’s most significant gain in the contract is in the A320 family of aircraft, which is Airbus’ highest growth program. The […]

  • Acronic Inc.

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    Arconic Launches as Standalone Multi-Materials Manufacturer in Split from Alcoa

    Alcoa Inc. completed its separation into two standalone companies — Arconic Inc. and Alcoa Corporation (learn more about Alcoa Corporation). Arconic commences operation as a global leader in multi-materials innovation, precision engineering, and advanced manufacturing, with the aim of serving diverse markets including the aerospace, automotive, building and construction, commercial transportation, industrial solutions, and energy. “Today […]

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    LIFT Project to Predict Performance of Aluminum-Lithium Alloys

    LIFT (Lightweight Innovations for Tomorrow) has launched a technology project focused on predicting the performance of aluminum-lithium alloys — important materials for the next generation of jet engines and other aerospace applications. Lead partners on the project, United Technologies Research Center, the University of Michigan, and Lockheed Martin, will work on advanced computer simulations to […]