Capabilities

Precision Machining

PCC Aerostructures comprises more than three million square feet of manufacturing space on three continents.

We produce 3, 4, and 5-axis prismatic and long bed machined parts up to 40 meters long in aluminum, titanium, and all other aerospace metals. Additional capabilities include metal finishing, kitting, and the integration of multiple commodity types into major structural and mechanical assemblies.

Key Machined Products:

  • Ribs and Spars
  • Major Frames and Bulkheads
  • Beams
  • Braces, Intercostals, Stringers, Struts, and Webs
  • Mechanical Components and Structural Details
  • Complex Fittings & Attachments
  • Seat Tracks
  • Doors and Access Panels
  • Flap Tracks
  • Critical Engine and Landing Gear Components

Capabilities and Envelopes by Machining Site:

PCC Aerostructures ADI (Aluminum & Hard Metal Milling)

  • Gantry Profilers up to 228 feet bed length
  • Long Bed Machining up to 308 feet
  • 3, 4 & 5-Axis Flight Safety Critical Medium to Complex Machined Parts in both Aluminum and Titanium from 6 inches to 20 feet in length and up to 5 feet in width
  • Long Bed Machining up to 50 feet    

Brittain Machine (Aluminum & Hard Metal Milling)

  • Long Bed Machining up to 200 feet

PCC Aerostructures Centra (Aluminum & Hard Metal Milling)

  • 2, 3, 4, & 5-Axis High Speed Machining of Complex Aluminum Structures up to 13 feet (4 meters)
  • 2, 3, 4, & 5-Axis Machining of Stainless Steel Grades, Titanium Grades, Nickel-Based Alloys and Machining at 50+ Rc up to 80 inches (2 meters)

PCC Aerostructures Exacta (Aluminum & Hard Metal Milling & Aluminum Turning)

  • 5-Axis Aluminum Machining including Hogouts up to 157 x 59 inches        
  • 5-Axis Hard Metal Machining including Hogouts up to 165 inches        
  • 4-Axis Machining including Complex Aluminum, Steel or Titanium Hogouts up to 43 x 43 inches

PCC Aerostructures Helicomb (Composite/Metal Bonding)

  • Composite & Metal Bonding up to 6 feet by 20 feet

PCC Aerostructures Spanish Fork (Aluminum & Hard Metal Milling)

  • 3, 4, & 5-Axis High Speed Machining of Complex Aluminum Structures up to 120 inches
  • 3, 4, & 5-Axis High Torque Machining of Specialty Hard-to-Machine Aircraft Alloys up to 59 inches

PCC Aerostructures Progressive (Aluminum & Hard Metal Milling)

  • 4 & 5-Axis High Speed Machining of Complex Aluminum Structures up to 157 x 59 x 39 inches
  • 4 & 5-Axis High Torque Machining of Specialty Hard-to-Machine Aircraft Alloys

PCC Aérostructures Dorval (Aluminum Milling)

  • 4 & 5-Axis High Speed Machining of Large Aluminum Airframe Components up to 157 x 59 x 39 inches
  • Long Bed Machining of Spars, Skins, Bulkheads up to 1,200 x 120 x 28 inches

PCC Aerostructures Auburn (Aluminum & Hard Metal Milling)

  • 3, 4 & 5-Axis Medium/Complex Aluminum and Hard Metal Machining up to 59 x 55 x 55 inches
  • 3, & 4-Axis High Speed Machining of Complex Aluminum Structures up to 60 inches
  • 3 & 4-Axis High Torque Machining of Specialty Hard-to-Machine Aircraft Alloys    
  • Long Bed Machining up to 200 inches in length

PCC Aerostructures Mexico SA de CV (Aluminum Milling)

  • High Speed Machining up to 157 x 59 x 39 inches
  • Long Bed Machining up to 1,200 x 120 x 28 inches

PCC Aerostructures Accra (Aluminum Milling)

  • 3, 4, & 5-Axis Medium/Complex Aluminum Machining up to 64 x 40 x 32 inches

PCC Aerostructures Suzhou (Aluminum & Hard Metal Milling)

  • 3 & 4-Axis Medium/Complex Aluminum Machining up to 80 x 40 x 30 inches
  • 3 & 4-Axis Medium/Complex Hard Metal Machining up to 39 x 33 x 30 inches

PCC Aerostrucutres Waldens (Aluminum & Hard Metal Milling)

  • 3, 4, & 5-Axis Medium/Complex Aluminum and Hard Metal Machining up to 165 x 55 x 24 inches

PCC Aerostructures United Kingdom (Aluminum & Hard Metal Milling)

  • Long Bed Machining up to 98 x 4.76 x 5.25 feet

PCC Aerostructures United Kingdom AF Aerospace Rugby  (Aluminum & Hard Metal Milling & Aluminum Turning)

  • 3 & 4-Axis Medium/Complex Hard Metal Machining up to 27.56 x 13.78 inches        
  • 5-Axis Medium/Complex Aluminum Machining up to 19.69 inches
  • Flexible Manufacturing Systems (FMS)