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At Aerocet®, we embrace the needs of aerospace engineers because, well, we’re engineers, too. We speak the same language, and maintain the technical understanding needed to produce exactly what is called for – clients are never concerned with whether or not we have the necessary knowledge or skill set. We offer guidance where necessary, as we have a clear grasp of FAA rules and regulations, and we

can even handle inspections for you. Aerocet® has developed an invaluable Best Value Manufacturability (BVM) process. Overall, it means that we’ve applied our industry expertise to craft a production approach that saves clients time and money, is scalable and flexible, and can handle all organizational and management aspects of production.

Design

  • 3D modeling in Desault Systems Solidworks
  • Master Tooling design
  • Systems design

Machining

  • (Qty 1) Multicam MT Series Router
    X=144”
    Y=60”
    Z=10”
  • (Qty 1) Toyokoki APB-184u Press Brake
    20 Ton
    24” Bend length
  • (Qty 1) Haas SL-30 CNC Turning Center
    X=14.5”
    Z=34”
  • (Qty 2) Haas VF-4 CNC Vertical Machining Centers
    X=50”
    Y=20”
    Z=25”

Tooling

  • Tooling gel coat foam core master plugs
  • Single use primer simple MDF core master plugs
  • Tooling gel coat wood frame molds
  • Tooling gel coat steel frame molds
  • Solid aluminum molds
  • Inset steel trim edge
  • Integral vacuum, resin and release ports available

Fabrication

Composite Processes

  • Gel coat, primer coat
  • Vacuum Infusion
  • VARTM (Vacuum Assisted RTM)
  • Thermoforming
  • Wet lay-up
  • Chopper gun

Composite Materials

  • Kevlar fabrics and roving
  • Carbon fiber fabrics and roving
  • Glass fiber fabrics and roving
  • Prepregs
  • Foam cores
  • Honeycomb cores

Assembly

  • Composite main and sub-assemblies such as fairings, ventrals, pods, control surface skins, doors, bulkheads, slip tubes, floor boards, hat sections, spars and struts, ribs, etc.
  • Mechanical systems such as landing gear, mechanical flight controls
  • Hydraulic lines, pumps, reservoirs
  • Electronic control systems
  • Wiring Harnesses

Testing

  • Nose gear drop
  • Main gear drop
  • Wheels
  • Brakes
  • Eyebolt Strength
  • Composite coupons to ASTM specs for tensile and compression

Other Processes

  • Etch and alodine
  • Priming
  • Spray painting
  • Part marking
  • Custom rubber parts

Quality Control

FAA audited Part Manufacturing Authority( PMA) and Supplemental Type Certificate(STC) Holder Quality Assurance System to Design Data in the following areas:

  • Design data control
  • Document control
  • Supplier control
  • Manufacturing process control
  • Inspecting and testing
  • Inspection, measuring, and test equipment control
  • Inspection and test status
  • Nonconforming product and article control
  • Corrective and preventive actions
  • Handling and storage
  • Control of quality records
  • Internal audits
  • In-service feedback
  • Quality escape reporting and management

Many additional services are available through our more than 400 industry partners. Looking for something not listed? It is very likely we have a partner that can do it.

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