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.Read More
Nickel & Cobalt Base Alloys
Exotic materials such as Nickel Base Alloys and Cobalt grades are selected for their extreme and specific tolerances to various working conditions.
Inconels, Hastelloys, Cobalt Chrome grades all have very specific properties including their difficulty to machine.
Investment casting of these grades to near net form allows designers to have the freedom of design, knowing that the process will minimise the extent of expensive machining after casting.