Arianne 6 is a new-generation launcher developed by ESA and by the European industry whose first flight is scheduled for 2020. Arianne 6 provides a modular architecture using either two boosters or four boosters, depending on the required performance.
Located in Aberdeen Bay, the project consists of 11 MHI Vestas V164-8.4MW turbines that will trial next generation technology.
Under the terms of the contract, euskalforging will roll, heat treat, machine and deliver to the client 42 flanges with an outer diameter of ∅6.000 mm that will be installed off the Belgium coast.
Energy, Oil & Gas magazine has selected euskalforging due to its experience and capabilities in the energy sector to explain the applications of rolled rings in these markets.
Under the terms of the contract euskalforging will roll, heat treat, machine and handle the logistics of 3 large rings with an outer diameter above 8.000 mm and more than 51 t. At this moment the grade cannot be disclosed.