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Tecnatom Becomes Technological Partner to TAI

05 August 2014

Tecnatom Becomes Technological Partner to TAI

Tecnatom has consolidated its relationship with TAI to ensure the quality of its composite parts.

Tecnatom explains after supplying SIAT, a gantry type inspection system, it was selected again by the Turkish company TIA to upgrade obsolete inspection equipment.

According to Tecnatom its technology will contribute to improving the productivity and quality of the aerospace composite materials manufactured by TAI.

The company states Turkish Aerospace Industries, TAI, again relies on Tecnatom and selects it to upgrade its obsolete inspection equipment. Followed by thorough and detailed research of Tecnatom’s technological capabilities and evaluating its flexibility to meet its budget necessities and possibilities, this new contract comes after an initial order for the acquisition of the SIAT system earlier this year. SIAT is a gantry type inspection system, especially designed to integrate through transmission and pulse-echo techniques to perform ultrasonic control of flat and curve parts of constant profile.

“Modularity and flexibility of Tecnatom’s equipment and its own concept of integration enables us to upgrade old systems, under very favourable conditions, that still maintain the systems mechanical and motion control components”, explains Antonio Tanarro, Industrial Market Manager at Tecnatom.

After this upgrade, the system will be able to meet the most strict quality requirements demanded by Airbus to suppliers for the control of aerospace parts, as well as to improve productivity.

“This second contract that TAI has awarded Tecnatom will enable us to turn a system with very limited service into state-of-the-art equipment, in terms of ultrasonic electronics and instrumentation software for the control, acquisition and analysis of data and incorporating new capabilities such as performing inspections with pulse-echo techniques. Improvement within this system will allow increasing productivity.” states Tanarro.

Photo provided by Tecnatom





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