The ATI Wah Chang Aerospace Machine Shop (AMS) is one of the few machine shops in the world that can successfully machine specialty alloys for critical applications. The valuable knowledge and experience of our staff, plus our commitment to quality and our fully equipped machining shop make us a valuable partner to both commercial and government contractors.
As a government contractor for over 50 years, holding Department of Defense and Department of Energy clearances, the Aerospace Machine Shop is uniquely qualified to undertake government contracted projects. Our customers include notable organizations such as Boeing and NASA.
We specialize in the following alloys:
Our AMS supplies highly specialized machined parts for a variety of applications, from the ATI C103™ Alloy engine skirt manufactured for Apollo 11 over 35 years ago, to tantalum fastening rivets and ATI C103™ Alloy rocket combustion chambers found in today’s aerospace applications. Our machined parts are found in industries, such as:
Along with our machinists’ extensive experience, the Aerospace Machine Shop is fully equipped with the latest Computer Numeric Control (CNC) equipment. The AMS can also handle close tolerance parts and alloys that are traditionally difficult to machine. Machining equipment includes:
- CNC Horizontal Mills
- CNC Vertical Mills
- CNC Lathes
- Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM)
- MasterCam CAD/CAM
- Conventional Lathes and Mills
Near-Net Shapes and Prototype Development
ATI Wah Chang works with customers’ engineers to develop and fabricate prototype parts and has the ability to create a manufacturing procedure or process from customers’ drawings. The AMS also produces machined components and near-net shapes in a wide range of sizes.
Fully Integrated / Security of Supply
ATI Wah Chang is an operating company of Allegheny Technologies Incorporated (ATI), one of the largest and most diversified specialty metals producers. The Aerospace Machine Shop has access to all of the resources that ATI has to offer.
Access to these resources makes the AMS uniquely qualified to monitor the quality and delivery of final parts, and allows ATI Wah Chang to provide customers with competitive pricing. Other services that can be coordinated through ATI Wah Chang include:
- The manufacture of ferrous and non-ferrous alloys in a variety of forms and shapes
- Melting, rocking, rolling, drawing, water-jet cutting, annealing, extrusion, casting, welding services and conversion services
- Non-destructive testing services including radiography, ultrasonic, and dye penetrant testing. Destructive testing services are available depending on project requirements
- Analytical, corrosion, radio analytical, and metallurgical laboratory services
- Technical, educational, and consulting services
ATI Wah Chang is an operating company of Allegheny Technologies, Incorporated (ATI). ATI offers additional machining and fabrication services.