​Blisks

Overview

GKN Aerospace leads the industry in manufacturing blisks and integrated bladed rotors (IBR) using electro-chemical milling (ECM) technology and high-speed 5-axis machining depending on the specified geometry. ECM manufacturing combined with assembly and balancing capabilities provides our customers with a one-stop shop. In addition, GKN Aerospace supports the growing market for land based industrial turbines.

Advantages

  • Highly complex shapes and closer blade spacing
  • Smoother surface and tighter tolerances
  • Unmatched component consistency
  • Capability for supplying kits and modules in all materials

Aircraft deployed on

  • Airbus A350 XWB – Rolls-Royce Trent XWB nickel blisks stages 1 through 3
  • Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II (JSF) – Pratt & Whitney F135 nickel IBR’s stages 6 through 9
  • Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor – Pratt & Whitney F119 IBR’s stages 1 thru 4 and 6 through 9

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