Boucherville, Quebec (June 10, 2013) – VAC AERO Coatings division recently received approvals from Pratt & Whitney USA, Rolls-Royce Canada, Bell Helicopter and The SAFRAN Group (Messier-Bugatti) for a variety of thermal spray coatings. The facility was qualified to the stringent standards of Pratt & Whitney PWA 53-5 plasma spray coatings for steel, nickel and cobalt base alloys, and is an approved Rolls Royce RR Energy Gas Turbine Sub Tier Supplier. The facility is also approved for Bell Helicopter’s BPS 4463 tungsten carbide coatings as well as The Safran Group’s WC/Co/Cr 86-10-4 and IFC 40-818-02 HVOF coatings. Starting in 2013, these coatings will be applied to a variety of critical aero engine parts. These new approvals have now been added to the many other coating accreditations that VAC AERO Quebec has acquired throughout the years.
About Vac Aero’s Coatings Division.
VAC AERO’s Boucherville facility is equipped for applying a variety of protective coatings to both small and large components and specializes in developing new coating solutions.
Services to the Aerospace and high-tech industries include; plasma and HVOF spray coatings, inorganic paint and pack coatings as well as grinding. Extensive knowledge and experience, coupled with a unique approach to understanding client’s challenging needs and requirements has positioned VAC AERO as a leading provider of innovative surface engineering and coating solutions. A global focus enables VAC AERO to service international companies such as Bombardier, Pratt & Whitney and Siemens-Westinghouse to name a few. VAC AERO operates coating facilities in Canada and Poland.
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