NASA is one of the many prestigious clients that have depended on Rickard Metals for the procurement of engineered and finished products. For example, we were contracted to provide 6AL-4V-Eli Titanium forgings for the fabrication of the crew evacuation system for NASA’s Ares Orion rocket. Often referred to as LAS (launch abort system) this escape […]
These are some of the projects in which we have been proud to participate.
Rickard Metals’ projects can be found not only in space, but also in the deep, high-pressure regions of the world’s oceans. We have supplied 2,500 pound drill forgings produced from alloy steel for use in the petrochemical industry. The photos above depict the forgings in the “as forged” condition, rough turned condition and final machined […]