Alcoa Power and Propulsion
PRODUCTS
  • Structural helicopter and aircraft parts, front frames, electronic boxes, structural missile parts, gear boxes, and other turbine engine parts

Aluminum Alloys Poured
  • A356, E/F357, C355

Growth Areas
  • Turbine engine structures
  • Structural airframe castings
  • Concurrent engineering to redesign sheet metal assemblies and forgings into castings

CAPABILITIES
Casting
  • Rapid solidification technology
  • High strength
  • Maximum size: 48 in x 60 in (121.92 cm x 152.4 cm)
Finish to Print
  • Machining in-house or by the best selected sources
  • Processes by qualified/ approved enterprises
  • Painting and assemblies available in-house or outsourced
Designing
    3D electronic data transfer for tooling and fixture manufacture
  • Unigraphics® NX4 CAD/CAM design seats for manufacturing and inspection purposes
  • CATIA V5 release 16
  • V4R2.4
Tooling
  • In-house tool room with full CAD/CAM capability
  • Additional subcontract resources readily available
Other on-site operations
  • Heat treating of aluminum alloys, radiographic inspection, chemical analysis, hardness, tensile testing, metallurgical laboratory, welding
Engineering and Inspection
  • Coordinate measurement machine (CMM)
  • DCC CMM and DMIS programming
  • ATOS 3D scanning system
Accreditations
  • Nadcap
  • ISO 9001:2000, ISO 17025
  • AS 9100: Rev B

CUSTOMERS
  • Bell Helicopter
  • Boeing
  • Bombardier Aerospace
  • Embraer
  • General Electric Aircraft Engines
  • Honeywell
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Northrop Grumman
  • Raytheon
  • United Technologies (Pratt & Whitney, Hamilton Sundstrand, and Sikorsky)
  • Vought Aircraft Industries, Inc
FACTS


Alcoa Howmet, located in Laval, Canada, is the premier North American producer of aluminum investment castings for defense, aerospace and commercial applications. It specializes in castings of medium and large sizes and has a unique capability for producing large, high-strength, complex castings. Operating in a newly constructed factory, the facility occupies 150,000 sq ft (13,500 sq m) of manufacturing space and 30,000 sq ft (2,700 sq m) of office space. Alcoa Power and Propulsion, a major business unit of Alcoa Inc. (NYSE: AA), is a global leader in airfoil and structural investment castings, forged structural parts, and forged aircraft wheels. Serving the aerospace, defense, energy and industrial markets, its products are primarily used in jet engines and industrial gas turbines. Additional value-added products and services include hot isostatic pressing, specialty coatings, research and development, supply chain management, specialty tools, molds, and machinery. With 29 production facilities, Alcoa Power and Propulsion employs more than 11,000 people worldwide.


CONTACT INFORMATION:


Alcoa Howmet
A division of Alcoa Power and Propulsion

4001 Autoroute des Laurentides
Laval, Quebec
H7L 3H7, Canada

Tel 450 680 2500
Fax 450 680 2600