Aerospace & Defense

AS9100 Certified – Custom Components for Aerospace & Defense Applications

Capabilities

As a company committed to high-quality solutions, we’re able to work within the aerospace and defense industries to engineer, develop and manufacture some of the most cutting-edge products.

Over the years, we’ve worked on projects including avionics boxes, aero-engine components, soldier connectivity devices and spaceflight control components. We understand the demands and requirements of the aerospace and defense industries, as well as what it takes to produce quality products. For this reason, we work with each of our customers to identify individual project challenges and priorities to create competitively priced quotes with lead times that align with customer deadlines. Our attention to detail and ability to optimize our machining processes with advanced technologies allow us to be globally competitive and ensures that we meet even the most stringent standards on each project.

We’d love to discuss your next aerospace & defense-related manufacturing need. For a free quote or to speak with one of our engineers, give us a call at 630.736.0531 or request additional information here.

Capabilities

  • Aspect ratios up to 38:1
  • Feature sizes as small as 40μm
  • Tolerances as tight as 1 micron
  • Surface finishes of 4Ra microinch
  • Surface roughness inspection
  • 3D part scan to 3D CAD model overlays with difference modeling
  • Prototypes, low quantity runs and batch production up to 10,000 piece

Projects

As a result of our AS9100C certification and ITAR registration, our customers trust us with mission critical components and projects. We understand that precision and accuracy are of extreme importance when it comes to aerospace and defense related projects and subsequently have completed high precision manufacturing for various projects like:

  • Aircraft flight and engine control components
  • Aircraft communications devices
  • Active vibration control components
  • Weapons controls
  • Flight surface and engine actuators
  • Actuator control components
  • Avionics boxes
  • Avionics harnessing and connectors
  • Spaceflight control components
  • Soldier connectivity devices

Materials

EDM strives to meet your needs. Through our strategic partnerships with a vast array of qualified material suppliers, we can manufacture components using the exact materials that you require, all while meeting strict quality standards. Traditionally, our aerospace and defense related projects and components have utilized the durability and reliability of various stainless steels, refractory metals and performance plastics like:

  • 300 Series Stainless Steels
  • 400 Series Stainless Steels
  • 15-5 Stainless Steel
  • 17-4 Stainless Steel
  • 17-7 Stainless Steel
  • Titanium
  • Tungsten
  • Molybdenum
  • PEEK

Measurements

EDM 3D Metrology Services provides high resolution 3D measurement and inspection of numerous components found in aero-engines and other aircraft assemblies.

Commonly Measured Aerospace Components

  • Aero-Engine Components
  • Control Surface Actuator Components
  • Landing Gear Components
  • Avionic Control Components
  • Electrical Power Generation Components