This is an investment casting – a one-piece front turbofan frame casting -- made by Alcoa Power and Propulsion for the GEnX engine that flies on the new Boeing 787 airplane which flew as part of a demonstration of planes at the Paris Air Show today.
Alcoa is a leading worldwide producer of precision investment castings for military, aerospace and commercial applications.
We specialize in producing, large, complex parts that provide exceptional strength and meet tight tolerances. Often, these parts are thin wall structures for airframe and air- craft engine applications. Through the use of our monolithic parts, customers streamline their manufacturing processes and save time and money by eliminating the extensive machining and assembly required by multi-piece parts.