BELLMOUTHS & SCREENS

135 dark A tec, Inc. has the capability to design and manufacture bellmouths and screens. Atec has manufactured bellmouths and screens for over 40 years. Atec supports engine test applications for a variety of engine types and sizes.

A properly sized and manufactured bellmouth is critical to reaching an engine’s required performance parameters.  Atec’s engineers employ the latest 3-D design and CFD analysis tools to develop an inlet bellmouth that meets the OEMs air flow requirements.

Atec designed, built and JSF 135 bellmouthinstalled all of the engine test equipment shown in these photos as well as control instrumentation and the fuel system.  The new 50K lbs. Thrust Stand is innovative in that it eliminates the old deadman restraints in favor of clevises attached to the floor.  This Thrust Stand is also in use by FMS users for other high-thrust engines.

GE_FodScrnWe also provide build-to-print services for clients across a broad range of inlet styles and materials. Our traditional mesh screens are precision welded and fitted to eliminate stress tears or openings. Vital Link, Celtech, Hager Machine & Tool and Atec are cooperating on new, very low turbulence screens employing 3D printing, lasercut and waterjet manufacturing techniques to be available in 2017. Probes, dress gear, and accessories are also available. Call us for evaluations, spare parts, and repairs.

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Bellmouth Capabilities

  • Design & manufacture
  • Tooling development
  • Build-to-print
  • Air flow analysis
  • Pressure/Temperature probe mounts
  • Integrated bellmouth (optional)
  • Composite
    • Fiberglass
    • Carbon fiber
    • Solid laminate
    • Honeycomb
  • Aluminum/Stainless Steel
  • Evaluation & Repairs
  • Accessories & Spare Parts

Applications

  • Military- Jet F100, F101, F110, F119, F135, F136, TF34, F404, F414
  • Commercial- New exclusive arrangements with composites firms teamed with Atec engineers
  • Turboshaft- RR250
  • Contact your Atec representative for specific engines types

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