Manufacturing and Shop Support Services

Composites Center

HAECO Americas maintains extensive facilities for the repair and overhaul of advanced composite and bonded aluminum honeycomb assemblies.  By offering this in-house, HAECO can maintain parts visibility and reduce the costs associated with these services to customers.

HAECO Americas' Composites Center is fully equipped with CAD-ready systems and technicians to assess customer drawings and requirements, design appropriate specialized tooling and validate quality verification after production.  Our team is highly experienced with a large number of custom tool builds, and has established industry-leading techniques for product flow from the material lay-up process through to curing and final coating applications.  Some of HAECO Americas' specialized equipment includes:

  • PAA metal process line
  • Multiple autoclaves (including: 9' x 24', 165 psi, 400F; and 5' x 20', 110 psi, 450F)
  • Walk-in curing oven (for most very large aviation applications)
  • WichiTech bond equipment
  • Manual mill for core formation
  • Grinding/spray room with dust control
  • Flame spraying (zinc/aluminum)