Alcoa Aerospace also announced that its Howmet Castings unit will supply investment cast
engine structural components for the Rolls-Royce Trent 900(R) engine program, which will be used on the Airbus A380 commercial aircraft.
aluminum beryllium products are finding a number of applications among defense, aerospace, electronic and precision equipment customers.
Samantha Robinson, the startup's marketing and sales manager, said Innovative Metal will focus on investment cast
aeronautical structural components when full production starts.
The use of investment cast
aluminum beryllium components is growing in aerospace, robotics, defense, and a variety of other high-performance applications.
Roughly a decade ago, when many investment cast
clubs were still produced in the U.