Maintenance and Engineering
Machine Shop Sampling

Our Machine Shop supports the repair processes for our internal shops including the Landing Gear Shop. This includes grinding both inner and outer surfaces of shock strut components.

Our Machine Shop also performs the OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturing) machining requirements for our Manufacturing Department in support of our Convair fleet and worldwide customers.

The Machine Shop has specialized equipment including CNC machines, grinders and boring mills:

CNC MACHINES

Haas CNC Mill

Model VF3
  • Rotary table
  • X – 40”
  • Y – 20”
  • Z – 20”
  • 7500 RPM spindle
  • Up to 4 axis, full 4th axis capabilities
  • 90 degree spindle

Hyundai/Kia CNC Lathe

Model SKT 21LM
  • Full CNC with live tooling
  • Mill turn capability
  • 14” diameter turning capacity
  • 10” chuck
  • 18” length between centers


GRINDERS

Norton Strut Grinder

Model 2262-2
  • Strut grinder
  • 80" swing at the gap
  • 72" length

Heald Internal Bore Grinder

Model 5650
  • Internal bore grinder
  • 1 1/8 to 14 ½ hole diameter range
  • 0-34 grinding stroke

HBM Ceruti

Model AB75

  • 5500lb capacity
  • 24” spindle travel
  • X – 70”
  • Y – 30”
  • Z – 47”
  • Rotary table
  • Used for repairing landing gear
  • Two machines available for increased production

Tos Cylindrical Grinder

Model Buaj28
  • 10” diameter
  • 28” long

ELECTRICAL DISCHARGE MACHINE

Model DM 540

  • Sink EDM
  • 18” by 33” capacity
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