Rolls Royce selects Triumph thrust links for Trent XWB aircraft engine under $52M contract

BERWYN, Pa. Rolls Royce officials in London have selected Triumph Group Inc. in Berwyn, Pennsylvania, to supply thrust links for the Trent XWB engine program, under an eight-year agreement valued at $52 million.

Rolls Royce selects Triumph thrust links for Trent XWB engine components under $52M contract
Rolls Royce selects Triumph thrust links for Trent XWB engine components under $52M contract

BERWYN, Pa. Rolls Royce officials in London have selectedTriumph Group Inc. (NYSE:TGI) in Berwyn, Pennsylvania, to supply thrust links for the Trent XWB aircraft engine program, under an eight-year agreement valued at $52 million.

Triumph Precision Components will deliver the first components in 2019 following a two-year development period in which Triumph Integrated Systems will perform structural tests for the thrust link components.

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Thrust links are critical structural components used to transfer thrust loads from the engine casing to the aircraft structure. Strength, weight, and reliability are critical features of these components.

The Toronto facility of Triumph Precision Components has been manufacturing thrust links of various designs for the past 20 years. Triumph Precision Components produces close-tolerance parts to customer designs and model-based definition, including a wide range of aluminum, hard metal, and composite structure capabilities. Capabilities include complex machining and turning, sheet metal fabrication, forming, advanced composite and interior structures, joining processes such as welding, autoclave bonding, and conventional mechanical fasteners, and a variety of special processes, including super plastic titanium forming, aluminum, and titanium chemical milling and surface treatments.

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Triumph Integrated Systems provides integrated solutions including design, development, and support of proprietary components, subsystems, and systems, as well as production of complex assemblies using external designs. Capabilities include hydraulic, mechanical and electro-mechanical actuation, power and control; complete suite of aerospace gearbox solutions including engine accessory gearboxes and helicopter transmissions; active and passive heat exchange technology; fuel pumps, fuel metering units and Full Authority Digital Electronic Control fuel systems; hydro-mechanical and electromechanical primary and secondary flight controls; and a broad spectrum of surface treatment options.

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Triumph Group Inc., headquartered in Berwyn, Pa., designs, engineers, manufactures, repairs, and overhauls a broad portfolio of aircraft structures, components, accessories, subassemblies, and systems. The company serves a worldwide spectrum of the aviation industry, including original equipment manufacturers of commercial, regional, business, and military aircraft and aircraft components, as well as commercial and regional airlines and air cargo carriers.

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