CarTech alloy nears use in aerospace

Sep 07, 2012 | 04:02 PM | Frank Haflich

Tags  stainless steel, Carpenter Technology, aerospace, Custom 465, Airbus, Safran, Frank Haflich

LOS ANGELES — Carpenter Technology Corp.’s proprietary Custom 465 stainless steel is moving closer to use in aircraft landing gear.

The Wyomissing, Pa.-based specialty metals producer said it is participating in a European program to qualify Custom 465 for use in landing gear applications that currently incorporate ultra-high-strength steel. The alloy recently "passed a key development milestone" that could lead to eventual production of prototypes for flight testing in....





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