Kittyhawk Products to add fifth HIP vessel in 2018

November 29, 2017

November 29, 2017

Kittyhawk Products, a Hot Isostatic Pressing (HIP) service provider based in Garden Grove, California, USA, will add a fifth HIP vessel to its facilities in 2018. The new 46 in x 80 in HIP vessel has pressure capabilities up to 15 KSI and an operating temperature of up to 1200°C (2200°F).

Kittyhawk stated that capacity expansion has become necessary to accommodate the growth it has seen in the aerospace, automotive, military and commercial industries. Since its founding in 1981 by Lois, G.J. and Charles Barre as a service provider to the casting industry, Kittyhawk Products services has expanded to support many manufacturing processes.

Processes Kittyhawk supports include metal Additive Manufacturing and Metal Injection Moulding. The company is certified for AS9100 RV.D, NADCAP accredited, CLASS 07 Federal Firearms Licensed, and registered with the DDTC.

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