NEW YORK Alcoa Power and Propulsion, a division of Alcoa
Inc., has signed an agreement with Siemens Energy Inc. to
supply blades and vanes for a range of industrial gas
Alcoa parts made in the United States and Europe will be used
in such products as the Siemens F-Class turbine, according to a
statement from Pittsburgh-based Alcoa.
Alcoas blades and vanes operate in the most
demanding section of the turbine, where temperatures sometimes
exceed the melting point of the casting and the rotational rate
exceeds the speed of sound, said Andreas Fischer-Ludwig,
director of global blades and vane business at Siemens
Siemens Energy is a subsidiary of German-based Siemens AG.
Terms of the contract were not disclosed.