Norsk Titanium, headquartered in Hønefoss, Norway, is expanding part production capabilities at its Plattsburgh, New York, USA, facility with the addition of heat treatment, ultrasonic non-destructive testing (NDT), finish machining operations, and coordinate measuring (CMM).
The new equipment will enable Norsk to perform the necessary tasks for designing, developing, and qualifying parts, without the extra time required when outsourcing these operations.
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“With our RPD Builder rapid part design tool and these new capabilities, we can now take a customer’s final part geometry, design the RPD preform, and validate the design all at our Plattsburgh, New York, facility,” stated Steve Eaton, Norsk Titanium VP of Operations. “We will be able to verify parts in accordance our customers’ aerospace material specifications in as little as six weeks.”
The expanded capabilities will also allow the delivery of limited production rapid prototypes to customers, and is in line with the company’s objective of developing a ‘part-in-a-day’ operation.