Avio Aero, a GE Aviation business, is a leading player in the design, manufacture and maintenance of civil and military aeronautics components and systems. Avio Aero acts is the center of excellence for the entire General Electric Group in the field of mechanical transmissions and low-pressure turbines. The head office and important plants are in Turin, Pomigliano d’Arco (Naples) and Brindisi.
Around the world, the company has approximately 4,700 employees, ( about 4.000 only in Italy) and has plants also in Poland, Brazil and China. Avio Aero’s history dates back to 1908, and for more than a century the company has been at the forefront of countless technological challenges, through its constant investments in research and development and thanks to the support of an established network of relationships with major international universities and research centers.
Avio Aero has developed a technological and manufacturing leadership that is acknowledged at a global level, as also borne out by the partnerships struck with some of the most important players in the aeronautics industry.
The excellence in aviation technology requires a special attention even for the marking operation, as an integral and significant part of the production process.
The field requires a lot of experience and attention for the delicacy of the components that pass severe tests about the strength of the material after each working process. Everything as safety guarantee for the users or travelers.
The laser is a very versatile marking tool, remotely programmable, which is well suited to these needs by making a micrometer marking. Its connecions and the development of special software ensure the long-term tracking of the production phases that are strictly controlled.
Again, for small batches or technology selection , are used low-stress characters, with small dots that do not create cracks on the surface or dot peen systems, always with low impact characters.