Large Titanium Blade


Large Titanium Blade

A. S. Thomas, Inc. utilizing its NUFORM Level-II CAM system successfully machined a large titanium airfoil (14" choord by 32" blade length) from a solid block of titanium (35" x 11" x 14").

Dovetail Machining Roughing dovetail on end of raw stock.





Finishing dovetail on end of raw stock.





Semi-roughed part loaded into rotary fixture.




Finishing blade in 5-axis.





Another view of blade finishing.