New manufacturing technology of SiliFlex silicone molds has been developed

To meet special requirements of the European certification norms according to which at injection of simulated hailstones into an engine, a ballistic body velocity shall be min. 205 m/s, a specially profiled composite material barrel for injection of simulated hailstones has been designed and manufactured at SE Ivchenko-Progress. This new […]

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Production of ceramic rods using a 3D printer

In February 2019, in the foundry of the enterprise, work continues on testing the manufacture of ceramic rods forming the inner cavity of the turbine blade airfoils on the 3D printer. The equipment installed in the mechanical-foundry-thermal complex allows making complex ceramic products with the parameters of the shape and […]

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Blade fabrication technique from ring forgings

Mastering the technique of making blades from ring forgings reduced significantly equipment design and manufacturing costs compared to blades from single blanks. Blade roots were formed on the Weiler E150 turn-mill center in a ring which was then erosion-cutted into separated blade blanks and machined on the Starrag milling machine. […]

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Measuring the environmental performance with use of the SMARTEMIS system

In September 2018, for the first time in Ukraine, the environmental performance of the D-436-148FM, including non-volatile particulate matter (PM) was measured with use of SMARTEMIS by Swiss Federal laboratories for Materials Testing and research (EMPA), on the proposal of ICAO. The testing was carried out on the test bench […]

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