Surface World April 2019 Surface World April 2019 - Page 40

SURFACE PREPARATION, DEGREASING & CLEANING Surface Finishing Engineering a UK based supplier of bespoke chemical cleaning lines to the aircraft engine MRO sector, providing turnkey solutions for clients worldwide Clean lines are integral for engine MRO prior to FPI, SFE cleaning lines are packed with state-of-the-art features that integrate seamlessly into the MRO shop environment. Our equipment is designed to suit shop throughput and can support the chemical clean of up to 10 engines per week. Key Features Stainless steel tank construction (316L) to BS EN 12285-2 Chemically resistant thermoplastics used on LEV extraction systems Lids and dampers used to reduce size of extraction systems Energy saving features including fitting of inverters to fans and motors User operability forefront of design Ease of use Ease of maintenance Clean lines manufactured and fully compliant with the requirements of the EC Machinery Directive in terms of Health & Safety UPS for part recovery on power failure Automated transporter programable for intelligent sequencing & efficiency High pressure wash stations integral to the clean line design Ultrasonic cleaning Engines Smart work tracking on manual lines to ensure the capture of process information Aircraft Engine MRO Market has gained traction around the globe owing to the increased Air Travel rate. According to a recent study report published by the Market Research Future, The Aircraft Engine MRO Market is projected to grow at a rapid pace during the forecast period (2016 - 2023). The Aircraft Engine MRO Market is forecasted to demonstrate an accelerated growth by 2023, surpassing its previous growth records; with 6.43 % CAGR during the forecasted period 2016-2023. Aircraft The in-service commercial airline fleet is forecast to grow from nearly 25,000 aircraft at the beginning of 2017 to over 35,000 by 2027. Aircraft deliveries to airlines will total about 20,000 over this period, so retirements of older technology will accelerate to about 10,000 during that time. The accelerated rate of new aircraft deliveries will result in a massive technology shift over the period. By 2027, 58% of the fleet will be new-generation aircraft Major growth will be seen in Asia, especially China and India, which will become the largest region, doubling in fleet and related MRO demand. 38 APRIL 2019 The key players of global aircraft engines MRO market are GE Aviation (U.S.), Rolls-Royce (U.K.), Pratt & Whitney (U.S.), Lufthansa Technik (Germany), Safran Aircraft Engines (Paris), SIA Engineering Company (Singapore), Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Maintenance (France), MTU Aero Engines (Germany), ST Aerospace (Singapore) and Delta TechOps (U.S. twitter: @surfaceworldmag