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Norsk Titanium, a Norwegian company that supplied the world’s first aerospace-grade, 3D printed titanium components for Boeing, has been officially added to the Qualified Producers List (QPL) for the multinational aircraft corporation through its Plattsburgh, New York Development and Qualification Center (PDQC).
This milestone follows a string of successes for Norsk, including the approval from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and achieving AS9100D quality management certification from SAE International.
Tamara - Morytko - Chief - Operating - Officer
Tamara Morytko, Chief Operating Officer of Norsk Titanium stated:
“WE COULD NOT BE PROUDER OF OUR PLATTSBURGH, NEW YORK PRODUCTION OPERATIONS AS THEY PUT ANOTHER STAKE IN THE GROUND FOR THE CONTINUED SUCCESS OF NORSK TITANIUM AND THE STATE OF NEW YORK.”
Norsk - % - Expansion - PDQC - Facility
In 2017, Norsk announced a 60% expansion of the PDQC facility in partnership with the state of New York to meet the increasing demand of Norsk’s products within the north country’s aerospace sector.
“Norsk Titanium’s continued expansion in production, as well as facilities, is great news for the local economy and the North Country’s advanced manufacturing sector,” stated Howard Zemsky, CEO and President of The New York State Urban Development Corporation.
Facility - Houses - Merke - IV - Manufacturing
The facility currently houses nine Merke IV additive manufacturing machines, that operate using Norsk’s patented Rapid Plasma Deposition (RPD) technology. A type of directed energy deposition (DED), RPD melts a titanium wire feedstock in an inert argon environment. According to Norsk, “The result is significantly less machining, and ultimately, a 50%–75%...
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