Large Titanium Blade

A. S. Thomas, Inc. utilizing its NUFORM Level-II CAM system successfully machined a large titanium airfoil (14″ choord by 32″ blade length) from a solid block of titanium (35″ x 11″ x 14″).

Above: Roughing Dovetail on end of raw stock.

Above: Finish Milling Dovetail with with spindle (B-axis) tiled 90 degrees.

Above: Setup for roughing blade.

Above: Finishing the blade.

Finished Prototype Blade.