How CNC Machining Is Used in Aerospace Industry
Intrex Aerospace has over 30 years of experience producing precise aerospace components. Our experienced staff and Epicor system support are designed to meet the complex needs of the aerospace, defense, and space supply chain. We provide complex-shaped machined parts as well as a high level of integration and support documentation that these markets require.
Our clean, modern 75,000-square-foot facility is equipped with 30-plus CNC machines in an assortment of machine platforms. Our equipment list includes: twin-spindle CNC turning/mill lathes, 5-axis mill/turns, and 4-axis vertical and horizontal machine centers. With our suite of precision CNC machines, we are able to produce a wide variety of complex sizes and shapes in a variety of materials.
Recent Capital Equipment Purchases
Producing tight tolerance precise aerospace parts requires excellent equipment. We are committed to investing in the latest, most accurate machine tools. Recently, we have made significant capital investments in our building, CNC machines, support equipment, and systems software. In addition to our existing CNC equipment, our recent investments in CNC lathe machines include:
- 1 – DMG/Mori NTX 2500 5 Axis
- 3 – DMG/Mori NLX2500SY/700
- 1 – DMG/MoriNLX2000 SY
- DMG/Mori CMX 1100
Using our varied machine platforms and work envelope sizes, we can produce a variety of sizes and shapes. These include flanges, couplings, sleeves, nuts, bushings, and housings. We produce parts from solids, castings, and forgings, in a variety of aerospace materials: TZM, Inconel, aluminum, cold roll steel, stainless steel, titanium, Monel, and Hastelloy. Most of our machined parts also require some special processing: anodizing, heat treating, passivation, mag. particle inspection, coatings and lubricants. We manage this entire scheduling, machining, outsourcing, and shipping process using our powerful Epicor MRP/ERP software. The implementation and control of our processes are efficient and seamless.
Our Program Management team can control the ever-changing demands of aerospace production and scheduling. Our demand-planning experience and success in managing high-mix/low-volume aerospace components, coupled with our ISO 9001 and AS9100 certifications, offer a comprehensive and reliable program solution.
The level of producing high-quality aerospace components requires a high level of quality control. Intrex Aerospace has the quality system and personnel that can provide our customers with not only precision parts, but also detailed support documentation of our processes from raw material acquisition through processing to documentation and shipping. We’ve made significant investments in our quality management software package. It is integrated with our Epicor system. It allows us to track all critical quality control measurements and provide CP’s and SPCs where required. We can also use it to generate reports that allow our customers to see how we’ve improved quality and reduced waste throughout the production of their precision components.
To request a quote or to learn more about our precision CNC Machining, please contact Intrex Aerospace today.