The Structural Benefits of Forging for Seating Products and Thin-Wall Investment Castings Using High Strength 17-4PH Alloy for Aircraft Seating
The Structural Benefits of Forging for Seating Products and Thin-Wall Investment Castings Using High Strength 17-4PH Alloy for Aircraft Seating

A typical aircraft seat can vary between 10 kg (economy) to over 20 kg (wide-body) in weight.  With seat masses between 1200kg and 14000kg, it is apparent lighter seat designs are critical to an airline's commercial performance, particularly when fuel prices escalate. With a network of global suppliers, Investacast can offer the best commercial solution to aircraft seating manufacturers.

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Defects in Investment Casting – Part 2
Defects in Investment Casting – Part 2

There are numerous opportunities for problems to present themselves in the Investment Casting process, resulting in a variety of casting defects. Understanding the causes of these defects is essential to both maintaining casting quality and enabling the correct remedial action to be undertaken.

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Defects in Investment Casting – Part 1
Defects in Investment Casting – Part 1

Due to the complexity of the casting process there are numerous opportunities for things to go wrong resulting in casting defects, or undesired irregularities in a metal casting process.

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