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FORGING AND MANUFACTURING OF TURBINE BLADES FOR POWER GENERATION AND AEROSPACE PARTS

C Blade Forging & Manufacturing specializes in the manufacturing of forged blades for thermal steam turbines and forged compressor blades for gas turbines, for the power generation market, as well as the forging of highly stressed structural components for aerospace applications.

C Blade is able to offer a one-stop-shop solution with the best on the market combination of quality, delivery times and costs. All this thanks to an in-house industrial process fully developed and controlled by his experts and a network of trusted qualified partners.

  • Customized solutions
  • One-Stop Shop for mission critical components
  • Over 50 years of expertise in forging and machining
  • Short lead time
  • Reliability in deliveries
  • Uncompromised quality and service
C Blade Process

PRODUCTS

Energy products SIFCO Industries
Steam Turbine

Turbine Blades

Fossil / Combined Cycle / Nuclear Steam Turbines

Steam Turbine Blades

Indicative ranges:

Turbine Output 20 MW – 1.800 MW
Turbine Section High Pressure Intermediate Pressure Low Pressure
Blade Types Blades / Vanes
Overall Length / Chord 100mm (4″) – 1.500mm (59″)    /    Up to 500mm (20″)
Maximum Input Weight 160kg (350lb)
Production Process Forging + Machining / Milling from bar
Materials Stainless Steel / Titanium Alloy
Gas Turbine

Compressor Blades

Industrial / Heavy Duty Gas Turbines

Gas Turbine Compressor Blades

Indicative ranges:

Turbine Output 20 MW – over 500 MW
Turbine Section Compressor (Cold section)
Blade Types Blades / Vanes / Inlet Guide Vanes
Overall Length / Chord 100mm (4″) – 1000mm (40″)    /    Up to 500mm (20″)
Maximum Input Weight 160kg (350lb)
Production Process Forging + Machining / Milling from bar
Materials Stainless Steel / Titanium Alloy / Nickel Superalloy
Aircraft Helicopter A-129 Mangusta

Structural Parts

Commercial / Military Aerospace

Structural Parts

Indicative applications:

Applications Aircrafts / Helicopters
Section Structural
Overall Length / Chord 100mm (4″) – 1000mm (40″)    /    Up to 500mm (20″)
Maximum Input Weight 160kg (350lb)
Production Process Forging + Machining / Milling from bar
Materials Stainless Steel / Titanium Alloy / Nickel Superalloy

Envelope Forged

Envelope Forged

Forged with 3-5mm Envelope on all surfaces

Semi-Finished

Semi-Finished

Forged with 3-5mm Envelope on all surfaces, partially machined and finished

Completely Finished

Completely Finished

Forged with 3-5mm Envelope on all surfaces, machined and finished on all surfaces

Install Ready

Install Ready

Forged with 3-5mm Envelope on all surfaces, Machined and finished on all surfaces, including surface treatments and test/measurements to obtain install-ready parts

C Blade Forging & Manufacturing specializes in the manufacturing of forged blades for thermal steam turbines and forged compressor blades for gas turbines, for the Power Generation market, as well as the forging of highly stressed structural components for aerospace applications. The company is qualified by the main OEMs working in these fields.

C Blade can produce a wide range of parts in terms of size, weight and finishing grade, from envelope forged ones to those that are ready to fit. C Blade is one of the few companies in the world that is able to produce machined forgings with overall length up to 1,500mm (59in) and initial weight up to 180kg (400lb).

MATERIALS

We are specialized in the Forging and Manufacturing of Turbine Blades and Structural Parts in a wide range of materials, including Stainless Steel, Titanium and Nickel alloys.

Our materials are bought only from certified suppliers working in the Power Generation and Aerospace markets and in compliance with the customer specifications and the most rigorous international standards.

Martensitic Stainless Steel

Martensitic Stainless Steel

X12CRNIMOV12-3

X12CR13

X20CR13

X22CRMOV12-2

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Precipitation Hardening Stainless Steel

Precipitation Hardening Stainless Steel

X5CRNICUNB16-4

X5CRNIMOCUNB14-5

X5CRNIMOCUNB15-3

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Titanium Alloys

Titanium Alloys

Ti-6Al-4V

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Super Alloys

Nickel Alloys

Nimonic 80A

Nimonic 90A

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FORGING CAPABILITY

ALLOY TYPE MAX PLAN VIEW MAX WEIGHT
Steel (high Strength) 600 in2 350Lbs
Stainless Steel 600 in2 350Lbs
Titanium 400 in2 150Lbs
Super Alloy 300 in2 150Lbs

CERTIFICATIONS

ISO 9001:2015 – Quality Management

C Blade pursues customer satisfaction. For this reason, we have built a quality management system according to ISO 9001:2008 standard. C Blade managers and employees commit themselves to comply with the stipulations of the ISO 9001:2008 quality management system when fulfilling their individual tasks. We are convinced that the quality management system is one of the main strategic points in order to continuously improve the production process and the products, and so to work out competitive advantages for the company and for the customers.

AS 9100D – Quality Management Systems – Requirements for Aviation, Space, and Defense

We proudly achieved AS9100D quality certification for C BLADE Quality Management System ensuring all of our products comply with strict aerospace requirements.

MARKETS & REFERENCES

ENERGY

Thanks to our consolidated experience made during more than 50 years of presence in the Power Generation and Oil & Gas markets and our complete range of products, we are recognized as a leader in the production of Forged Turbine Blades and we supply all the major OEMs, worldwide, with Europe and Asia as the key markets.Thanks to our customers, our Steam Turbine Blades and Gas Compressor Blades are installed in several hundreds of Power Stations all over the world and help to generate thousands of megawatts of electricity every day.

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AEROSPACE

Since 2015 C*Blade is leveraging the SIFCO group experience and its highly qualified technicians with the aim to become a major partner also in the production of aerospace components, for both commercial and military aircrafts and helicopters.

C BLADE TIMELINE

SIFCO Industires, Maniago Lifeline Energy and Aerospace

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AEROSPACE

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