When the U.S. Marine’s V-22 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft settled to the Libyan desert to retrieve the ejected U.S. airman, it did so with triple-melted alloys manufactured by Latrobe Specialty Steel. The V-22 Osprey with its unique tilt-rotor mechanism uses many Latrobe premium alloys for such critical components within the transmission gear boxes, rotor shafts and the engines. crusher screening plant
“The well executed rescue this week, showcased the distinctive advantages of the complex V-22 Osprey that can fly like a fixed-wing plane and land like a helicopter. Every one of Latrobe’s over 800 employees took great pride in their contribution to the Osprey and the rescue. The Latrobe process of triple melting, twice under vacuum, produces an extremely homogeneous premium material which withstands the demanding requirements of this multifaceted aircraft manufactured by Bell Helicopter Textron and The Boeing Co. These and other aerospace manufacturers rely on Latrobe’s exceptional processing capabilities and metallurgical expertise to ensure the highest level of performance,” added Mark T. Weberding, Vice President – Marketing & Sales.
Workers at Latrobe’s main plant in Latrobe, PA , its sister operations in Sandycreek, Venango County, PA and Wauseon, OH process these materials which are shipped into the various supply chains servicing the production of the Osprey. At each phase of the manufacturing process, these employees inspect and test Latrobe’s material for compliance to the various aerospace standards. impact coal crusher capacity 5tph-25tph
Prophecy Resource Corp. reports that it has acquired 5,000,000 common shares of Compliance Energy Corporation (“Compliance”), representing approximately 8% of Compliance outstanding shares by means of a non-brokered private placement. Compliance’s majority interest is the Raven Coking Coal Project located on Vancouver Island, Canada in addition to other coal projects totaling 75,000 associated exploration and development acres. The investment represents Prophecy’s first foray into the metallurgical coal market to complement its substantial 100% owned open-pittable thermal coal resources in Mongolia (839 Mt Measured, 579 Mt Indicated). The Raven Underground Coal Project contains high volatile A Bituminous coal suitable for targeting the metallurgical coal market as a blend product or the thermal coal market. The project is owned 60% by Compliance Energy and 40% by a subsidiary owned by Itochu Corporation of Japan and LG International Corp. of Korea. Prophecy paid CDN $1,750,000 (or $0.35 per share) for its interest in Compliance Energy. The total coal tonnage at the Raven Underground Project (as reported by Pincock, Allen and Holt in its NI 43-101 resource estimated in April 2010) is 71,998,201 tonnes of measured and indicated and 59,430,517 tonnes of inferred. 1000tpd clinker grinding unit
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