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Norsk Titanium, the company providing Rapid Plasma Deposition (RPD) additive manufacturing to the aerospace industry, has reached a new milestone in its relationship with Boeing. In its latest update Norsk has successfully characterized its RPD process as part of the Boeing Material Allowables Program. In addition, all pre-production requirements have been met, and so some structural titanium parts will be suitable for long -term production using Norsk 3D printing.
Michael Canario, Norsk President and CEO, comments, “We have prepared all necessary production operations facilities, equipment and personnel to coincide with this Boeing milestone enabling high-rate production following qualification,”
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“OUR PLATTSBURGH, NEW YORK FACILITY IS TRULY A 21ST CENTURY ADVANCED ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING CENTER OF EXCELLENCE, AND THE WORK OF THE NORSK AND BOEING TEAMS TO PREPARE FOR THIS MOMENT HAS BEEN OUTSTANDING.”
Norsk has been in partnership with the American airplane giant for several years and was added to the Boeing Approved Supplier List in 2015. In 2017, the Boeing 787 Dreamliner became the first airplane to install flight-integral RPD 3D printed parts and, since then, Norsk has been in continuous production.
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The company’s Plattsburgh facility was added to the Boeing Qualified Producers List in June 2018, verifying the quality and repeatability of 3D printed parts.
“Following the initial success,” Canario...
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