Airbus plans to use Airware 2050 plate and forging stock
for its dual-aisle A350 XWB aircraft.
In the framework of the contract, AIRWARE(TM) 2050 plate and forging stock
will be used in the manufacturing of critical parts of the internal wing structure contributing to reach significant weight savings and reducing the corrosion impact on aircraft parts.
Project plans call for the production of 240,000 million tons per year of billet and forging stock
and also includes possible downstream facilities.
The ceramic foam filter was originally developed for producing wrought aluminum alloys where extreme microcleanliness was required for stringent product applications, such as aluminum can body and lid stock, foil, aircraft extrusion stock, memory disk, forging stock
AMC materials are available as billet, plate, forging stock
, bulk and precision extrusions.
Project plans call for the production of 240,000 mtpy of billet and forging stock
, and also include possible downstream facilities.
Northwest Aluminum Company owns a primary aluminum smelter, which has temporarily ceased operations, and owns and operates a billet and forging stock
casting plant in The Dalles, Ore.