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General view of Safran Aircraft Engines Le Creusot

Safran Aircraft Engines - Le Creusot

Industrial site

The Le Creusot plant machines turbine disks, one of the key parts of the CFM56 and LEAP engines. Since opening in 1987, Le Creusot has turned out more than 100,000 CFM56 turbine disks.

Plaine des Riaux - Avenue de l'Europe BP 97 71203 Le Creusot Cedex 71200 Le Creusot

France

46° 48' 30" N , 4° 25' 29" E

A new shop for the LEAP engine

Le Creusot houses nearly 200 employees in 18,000 square meters of floorspace. It recently built a new 4,000 square meter shop for the LEAP engine, featuring latest-generation milling machines and with an annual capacity of more than 3,000 turbine disks. These parts undergo extreme loads during operation, including very high rotational speed, very high temperatures and centrifugal loads exceeding a ton.

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