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Burloak Technologies approved to supply aluminum components to Boeing

Burloak Technologies is the first additive manufacturer to achieve this qualification.

January 27, 2021  by CM Staff

OAKVILLE — Burloak Technologies Inc., a division of Samuel, Son & Co., Limited, announced on Jan. 27 that it has been approved by The Boeing Company to additively manufacture aluminum AlSi10Mg components to the Boeing BAC 5673 specification. Burloak Technologies is the first additive manufacturer to achieve this qualification.

“This approval marks the completion of a qualification process that included a rigorous evaluation of Burloak’s capabilities by Boeing. We would like to thank Boeing’s additive manufacturing team for its collaborative approach,” stated Peter Adams, Burloak’s Founder and Chief Innovation Officer. “Together, we developed a well-defined specification that has demonstrated robust, repeatable processes to produce flight components using additive manufacturing.”

“Achieving this qualification further validates Burloak’s position as a global leader in the additive manufacturing space, and clearly demonstrates our ability to commercialize this transformational technology,” said Colin Osborne, Samuel’s President and Chief Executive Officer. “This milestone also signals the increasing importance of additive manufacturing within aerospace and represents a step forward on the path to a greener future for aviation.”

Burloak Technologies and Boeing are now working to apply the BAC 5673 specification to several programs for existing and future components.

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