Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing)
Burloak Technologies to supply aluminum parts to Boeing
January 28, 2021 by Manufacturing AUTOMATION
Burloak Technologies will supply The Boeing Company with AlSi10Mg aluminum components additively manufactured to the Boeing BAC 5673 specification.
The Oakville-based company, a division of Samuel, Son & Co., is the world’s first additive manufacturer to achieve this qualification.
“This approval marks the completion of a qualification process that included a rigorous evaluation of Burloak’s capabilities by Boeing. We would like to thank Boeing’s additive manufacturing team for its collaborative approach,” says Peter Adams, Burloak’s founder and chief innovation officer. “Together, we developed a well-defined specification that has demonstrated robust, repeatable processes to produce flight components using additive manufacturing.”
“This milestone also signals the increasing importance of additive manufacturing within aerospace and represents a step forward on the path to a greener future for aviation,” says Colin Osborne, Samuel’s president and chief executive officer.
The companies are now working to apply the BAC 5673 specification to several programs for existing and future components.
Burloak Technologies provides engineering and design services for additive manufacturing, materials development, high precision CNC machining, post-processing and metrology. The company is registered to AS9100D, ISO9001 and is approved by the federal government as controlled goods.