top of page
Jumbo jet in flight.jpg

Aerospace and defence

High performance alloys for high performance applications

Working with high tech clients

Providing the materials and components you need

Working with companies at the cutting edge of aerospace and defence innovation right across the UK, Hitchin-based Tungsten Alloys offer a range of specialist alloys and components. We are able to supply precision balance and counterweights for military and civil aeroplanes and helicopter, as well as precision balance weights for missiles, torpedoes and defence equipment. To discuss your requirements, please contact us.

Power engineering
Wing and engine of a plane in flight.jpg

Versatile alloys

  • High density of up to 18.5 g per cubic centimetre

  • Up to 65% denser than lead

  • Up to 130% denser than steel

  • Mechanical properties to suit either dynamic or static locations

  • Weakly ferromagnetic or non-magnetic if specifically required

  • Alternative to depleted uranium

  • Non-toxic

  • Corrosion-resistant

  • Easily machined

  • Easily mechanically joined, brazed or shrunk fit to other materials

Expert machining

  • Equivalents to most commercial specifications available

  • Material to MIL-T-21014D amendment 1.

  • Material to AMS-T-21014.

  • Material to AMS 7725C.

  • Machined to drawing.

  • Post treatments provided.

  • Plating

  • Painting

  • Part marking

  • Approved manufacturing systems

A helicopter flying over mountains.jpg
Jumbo jet taking off seen through airport windows.jpg

Riveting blocks

We supply riveting blocks that are ideal for most applications and offer:

  • Markedly better shock and vibration absorption than steel

  • Far greater protection against "vibration white finger"

  • Markedly reduced recoil

For more information on the alloys used, please look at the material data PDF.

Get in touch

For more information about the alloys and machined components available from Tungsten Alloys, contact our Hitchin office today

01296 664245

bottom of page