What sets aerospace manufacturing apart from fabrication shops? While the latter may offer similar services, capabilities, and equipment as the former, aerospace parts manufacturing requires considerably higher quality standards and intense administrative support in terms of documentation.
Accumet understands the level of commitment required to be your qualified and certified aerospace vendor because we've been doing it for years. We have obtained the appropriate certifications and registrations that show our commitment to stringent quality management controls. Our quality management impacts every level of our manufacturing process, ensuring our product meets the highest standards required for our aerospace customers.
We have been working with well-known aerospace organizations for decades. We provide a variety of expert services, including laser welding, laser marking, laser cutting, lapping and polishing, and laser ablation. In addition to our materials processing services, supply chain management is another one of our specialties. There are several key contributing factors to our success within the aerospace industry. These include:
To fabricate aerospace parts, you must have a reliable supply of raw materials such as aluminum, titanium, frozen epoxies, and composite materials like carbon fiber reinforced polymer. Maintaining relationships with material suppliers is important, as finding new material sources and further qualifying them can take many, many months. Accumet has been in business for over 50 years, and we pride ourselves on maintaining strong vendor relationships that have stood the test of time.
Risk mitigation is addressed at every turn, including risks associated with possible design changes, product demand issues, and potential product shortages. Risk mitigation is vital to preventing disruption to production and negatively impacting delivery. It is the most proactive way to evaluate a manufacturing process or design and Accumet has a team dedicated to enforcing it with every new design.
Advanced Systems Technology:
Manufacturing systems technologies can streamline and optimize many processes, including inventory management, production control, and vendor performance. It can efficiently collect data in real-time for analysis or flag any emerging issues and track key performance indicators. Our ERP software is fully integrated and optimizes production from design to order fulfillment.
Having skilled, highly trained employees servicing the aerospace sector is strategic and requires dedication. Hiring the right candidates, assessing, and implementing appropriate training, and retaining valuable employees is a very big focus for Accumet. Many of our employees have been with us for decades.
AS9100D or ISO 9001:2015 Requirements:
Aerospace manufacturing facilities must have a quality management system. Accumet is certified to AS9100:2016, based on ISO 9001:2015, the international management standard for the aircraft, space, and defense industry. AS9100 registration gives the assurance that the products produced meet stringent quality, conformity, safety, and reliability metrics. The AS9100 audit ensures facilities are certified to both standards.
We are an experienced and trusted partner of several U.S. military, aerospace, and defense contractors currently. We've done it all: laser cutting and welding sun shades for satellites: cutting aerospace laser marking flight-ready components for fighter jets; and preparing substrates for some of the world's most advanced RF circuit designs with the tightest tolerances.
We've worked on turbines, motors, body parts, electronics, semiconductors, interconnects, flight suits, armor, RF absorber, EMI control, instrumentation, tactical equipment,and communication?components related to nearly every aspect of?airborne, satcom, radar, electronic warfare, and ground warfare applications.
What aerospace manufacturing designs are you seeking support with? Are you experiencing any challenges? Our technical sales team and engineering group are ready to help you meet your project goals. Contact us today to learn how we can help you be successful in your next endeavor.