Tag: aerospace

The versatile stainless steel spectrum

The stainless steel spectrum is typically defined as ferritic, martensitic, austenitic, duplex, and precipitation-hardenable.

Thinking big: WAAM goes commercial

Wire Arc Additive Manufacturing allows 3D-printing of large objects at less expense and in a far shorter time. After years of extensive research, commercialization has begun, and heavy industry is set to be transformed.

Linear friction welding for TOD Project

In November, TWI announced the start of the production of complex aerospace parts through linear friction welding.

Featured Story – 3D-printed titanium goes mainstream

Manufacturing in titanium has become both easier and more sustainable, bearing fruit in better products and new alloys.

Featured Story – Reaching for the skies…aerospace propels HARALD PIHL to...

The past year has seen records shattered left and right at Swedish distributor HARALD PIHL. The recent years have been a long period of rapid growth, from turnover and new global locations to investments in value-added services. The start of 2020 has been a roller coaster ride including continued growth but also facing the virus crisis spread across the world and the drastic change of the business climate.

Featured Story – Titanium, aerospace and 3D printing: the “ménage à...

If there is one market for CRAs that is bristling with invention and creativity, it is the aerospace industry. Attempts to make air travel more efficient and more comfortable are bearing fruit thanks to notable advances in manufacturing, including robotics and especially 3D printing. Significant developments include the introduction of electric aeroplanes, especially for short journeys; new aircraft designs; the proliferation of drones; and growth of the space sector.

EcoTitanium recycle Titanium

80% recycled is the percentage of titanium turnings and chips used to produce EcoTitanium ingots. This plant is the first in Europe to manufacture aerospace quality titanium alloys from recycled material.

Where beauty meets strength

While a large proportion of the titanium produced around the globe is destined for the aerospace and chemical industries, there are a multitude of applications that utilize the unique properties of this remarkable material. Stainless Steel World travelled to Düsseldorf, Germany to meet with Mr. Kuroda from NSSMC to learn how this Japanese company is developing a market for high quality titanium products.

Europe’s biggest aerospace castings facility

A castings facility capable of producing some of the biggest titanium aerospace components in the world is now operational at the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC), UK.

Ryerson opens new plant in Querétaro

Ryerson has opened the doors of its newest metal distribution facility in Querétaro, Mexico. The facility, which is the company’s fourth location in Mexico, will serve local customers across a variety of industries, including aerospace, industrial manufacturing and more.