Parker Taps 3D Printing for General and Business Aviation Wheels and Brakes
June 16, 2015
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  • PARIS, June 2015. Parker Aerospace’s Aircraft Wheel & Brake Division, also known in the industry as Cleveland Wheels & Brakes, is drawing attention at Paris Air Show for its use of precision tooling and 3D printing (also known as additive manufacturing) in the production of its wheels and brakes for general aviation, business aircraft, and helicopter.

    Parker uses advanced materials, including carbon, to ensure lighter weight and superior braking performance. The company also incorporates advanced analysis methods to test its wheels and brakes to ensure the highest level of quality.

    Cleveland Wheels & Brakes has more than 75 years of engineering pedigree and experience, and provides high performance, value, easy maintenance, and parts availability to its customers. In addition, the company offers customers premier lifetime support, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year.

    Visit Parker during the Paris Air Show in hall 5, stand C210.

    Parker Aerospace is a designer, manufacturer, and service provider of flight control, hydraulic, fuel and inerting, fluid conveyance, thermal management, and engine systems and components for aerospace and other high-technology markets. It is an operating segment of Parker Hannifin Corp.

    With annual sales of $13 billion in fiscal year 2014, Parker Hannifin is a diversified manufacturer of motion and control technologies and systems, providing precision-engineered solutions for a wide variety of mobile, industrial, and aerospace markets. The company employs approximately 57,500 people in 50 countries around the world.