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Complex Sheet Metal Fabrications and Precision Machined Components

Aerofab is a division of Tube Processing Corporation located in Indianapolis, IN serving the aerospace and energy markets around the world.

Our services are vertically integrated, meaning that we see the entire process from start to finish and all under one roof.

In turn, you receive a quality product for a better price and in a faster turnaround time.

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Aerofab Capabilities

  • Titanium Hot Forming
  • Cold Forming
  • CNC Press Brake
  • 5 – Axis Milling Centers
  • CNC Mills
  • VTLs
  • CNC Lathes
  • TIG
  • Automatic
  • Semi-Automatic
  • Orbital
  • Plasma Coating
  • HVOF Coating
  • Hard Coat Anodizing
  • Thermal Barrier Coatings (TBC)
  • Abradables
  • YAG
  • CO2
  • Drilling
  • Cutting
  • EDM – Fast Hole
  • EDM – Plunge, Wire
  • 5 – Axis
  • 2 – Axis
  • Vacuum Brazing
  • Stress Relieving
  • Annealing
  • CMM
  • FPI
  • X-Ray
  • Laser Scanning
  • Faro Arm
  • Assembly
  • Riveting
  • Joining
  • Metallurgical Lab
  • Pressure Test
  • Flow Test
  • Aqueous Clean
  • Titanium Clean
  • Solvent Cleaning

Equipment List For Precision Machined and Fabricated Components

Off-Line G-Code Programming

  • Unigraphics 11.0
  • Vericut - NC Verification
  • Surf-Cam 6.0
  • SolidWorks 2016
  • 2 Hand Pierce – Whitney
  • 1 Hand Brake/Bender – Diacro 1
  • 1 Roper Press – Whitney
  • 1 Hydraulic Punch Press – Scotchman
  • 2 Drill Presses – Single Head
  • 1 Conventional Mill
  • 2 Belt Sanders
  • 1 Sander P/G – Wet-Dry
  • 1 Nibbler
  • 1 Hand Notcher
  • 1 Hand Roll Form – Slip Roll Pex
  • 1 Surface Grinder
  • 2 Expanders – 5 Ton, 48”
  • 1 Hand Riveter – Cherry
  • 4 Riveters – 2” Max, 7.5” Max, 9” Max, & 36” Max
  • 1 Press – Verson – 500 Ton Draw Forming – 72” deep, 120” wide, 45” open height
  • 1 Press – Fjellman – 250 Ton Draw Forming – 40” deep, 59” wide, 39” open height
  • 1 Press – Rogers – 250 Ton Draw Forming – 48” deep, 60” wide, 29” open height
  • 1 Press – Dake – 125 Ton Hydraulic – 36” deep, 40” wide, 28” open height, 7” closed height
  • 1 Press – Bliss – 125 Ton Mechanical – 30” deep, 48” wide, 24” open height
  • 1 Press – Logan – 125 Ton Hydraulic – Hot Forming – 36” deep x 48” wide x 28” open height – Ajax Electric Pack up to 1,200 degrees (F)
  • 1 Press – Logan – 75 Ton Hydraulic – Hot Forming – 30” deep x 35.75” wide x 24” open height – Ajax Electric Pack up to 1,200 degrees (F)
  • 1 Press – Modern – 50 Ton Hydraulic – Hot Forming – 16” deep x 22” wide x 22.5” open height – Electric Heating element up to 900 degrees (F)
  • 1 Press – Modern – 30 Ton Hydraulic – Hot Forming – 16” deep x 22” wide x 11” open height – Electric Heating element up to 900 degrees (F)
  • 1 Press – Kiln – Pre-Forming Heat – 14” deep, 14” wide, 26” open height (at angle)
  • 1 Press – Impact – 6 Ton Hydraulic
  • 1 CNC Press Brake – Accurpress 7608, 60-Ton, 8 Ft. Length, with ETS 100 & 3000 Control Software
  • 1 Press – Diacro – 17 Ton – 48” Brake Form
  • 1 Press – Diacro – 36 Ton – 72” Brake Form
  • 1 Press – 200 Ton Brake Form – 12 foot
  • 1 Press – Diacro – Arbor Press
  • 1 Press – Enerpac – 100 Ton
  • 1 Notcher – 8 Ton
  • 1 Roll Form – Power Roll
  • 1 Expander – Enerpac
  • 1 Tumble/Deburr
  • 1 Grit Blaster
  • 1 VTL – Omega VT5-16N – 66” Max Turning Diameter with Max Turning Height of 63” – 16 Tools, 2 Axis1
  • 2 VTL’s – Omega 60 – 53” Max Turning Diameter with Max Turning Height of 31.5” – 12 Tools, 2 Axis
  • 2 NC Lathes – Okuma LB15 – 9.84” Max Turning Diameter with Max Turning Length of 19.69” – 12 Tools, 2 Axis
  • 2 NC Lathes – Mori Seiki NLX2500SY/700 – 14” Max Turning Diameter with Max Turning Length of 27.75” – 12 Tools, 2 Axis
  • 1 NC Lathe – Mori Seiki SL400B/800 – 24.40” Max Turning Diameter with Max Turning Length of 37.71” – 12 Tools, 2 Axis
  • 1 NC Lathe – Mori Seiki SL403C/2000 – 24.40 Max Turning Diameter with Max Turning Length of 81.41” – 12 Tools, 2 Axis
  • 2 NC Lathes – Mori Seiki QTN 350MY-II – 16.53” Max Turning Diameter with Max Turning Length of 60.31” – 12 Tools, 3 Axis
  • 1 NC Lathe – Mori Seiki CL25A – 17.72” Max Turning Diameter with Max Turning Length of 18.9” – 10 Tools, 2 Axis
  • 1 NC Lathe – Mori Seiki SL300B – 16.5” Max Turning Diameter with Max Turning Length of 27.9” – 10 Tools, 2 Axis
  • 1 NC Lathe – Mori Seiki NZ2000T2Y – 12.6” Max Turning Diameter with Max Turning Length of 10.2” – Twin Spindle & Twin Turret with 16 Tools per Turret, 7 Axis
  • 1 NC Lathe – Mazak Intergrex 200-3ST – 20” Max Turning Diameter with Max Turning Length of 40” – Twin Spindle & Twin Turret with 40 Tool Magazine (Upper Turret) & 9 Tool Magazine (Lower Turret), 5 Axis
  • 2 NC Mills – Mazak Integrex E-1550V/10 – 78.74” Max Work Piece Diameter with Max Work Piece Height of 56.69” – 40 Tools (Standard Option), 5 Axis
  • 1 NC Mill – Mazak Integrex E-1060V/8 – 49.21” Max Work Piece Diameter with Max Work Piece Height of 49.21” – 80 Tools, 5 Axis
  • 3 NC Mills – Mazak Horizontal Nexus 8800 – 78.74” x 63” Max Work Piece Size – 60 Tools, 4 Axis
  • 3 NC Mills – Mazak Variaxis 630-5X – 28.74” Max Work Piece Diameter with Max Work Piece Height of 19.69” – 80 Tools, 5 Axis
  • 2 NC Mills – Mazak Nexus 510C – 51.18” x 21.65” Table Size with Distance from Spindle Nose to Table Top of 5.90” to 29.9” – 30 Tools, 3 Axis
  • 1 NC Mills – Mazak MT-V-515 – 51.18” x 21.65” Table Size with Distance from Spindle Nose to Table Top of 7.8” to 29.9” – 30 Tools, 3 Axis
  • 1 NC Mills – Mazak MT-V-550A – 55.12” x 21.65” Table Size with Distance from Spindle Nose to Table Top of 7.87” to 29.53” – 30 Tools, 4 Axis
  • 1 NC Mill – Clausing – 10” x 54” Table Size with 15” x 36” Travel
  • 1 Grinder – Brown & Sharp 1436U – 14” Swing, 36” Travel
  • 1 Grinder – Walter Helitronic 30NC – 10” Diameter Swing, 10” Travel – 3 Axis
  • 1 Grinder – Cincinnati – 11” Swing, 13.5” Max Spindle Centerline with 10” x 24” Table Travel
  • 2 Grinders – Cincinnati – 11.5” Max Spindle Centerline with 10” x 16” Table Travel
  • 1 Lathe – Cincinnati Tool Room 26 – 36” Swing with 72” Bed
  • 1 Lathe – Nardini 1760 – 17” Swing with 60” Bed
  • 1 Lathe – TOS – 17” Swing with 42” Bed
  • 2 Lathes – Hardinge – 11” Swing with 20” Bed
  • 2 Mills – Bridgeport – 9” x 42” Table with 12” x 24” Travel
  • 1 Weld Machine – Syncowave Automatic TIG – Miller 350, Jet Line Controls, Turn Table & Boom Torch Head – Used for cylinder parts to flanges, various sizes
  • 1 Weld Machine – Automatic Line Welder – Miller TIG Rig 385, Jet Line Controls, Used for cylinder parts, Butt weld applications, and capable of welding penetrating T-Joints
  • 3 Weld Machines – Miller Dynasty 200 – Manual TIG
  • 2 Weld Machines – Miller Syncowave 250DX – Manual TIG
  • 1 Weld Machine – Miller Dynasty 300 – Manual TIG
  • 3 Weld Machines – Miller Syncowave 350 – Manual TIG
  • 2 Weld Machines – Miller Syncowave 350LX – Manual TIG
  • 1 Weld Machine – Miller Syncowave 351 – Manual TIG
  • 2 Weld Machines – Ransom 1,000 Positioner, Maximum 1,000 lbs., Holds fixtures in welding position
  • 3 Weld Machines – Aircrafter Positioner, Used for small-size products for manual or semi-automatic welding
  • 3 Weld Machines – Jet Line Positioner, Used for medium-size products for manual or semi-automatic welding
  • 1 Weld Machine – Aronson Positioner, Used for large-size products for manual welding
  • 2 Weld Machines – Unitek Poke Welder, Used for thin gauge foil (>.001”), welding foil to thicker material
  • 1 Weld Machine – Sciaky Spot Welder, 3-Phase, Qualified for .011” - .120”
  • 1 Weld Machine – Sciaky Seam Welder, 3-Phase, Qualified for .010” - .125”
  • 1 Weld Machine – MIG – Miller 250
  • 1 Plasma Torch Zip Cutter – Miller – Cuts up 3/8” aluminum, stainless steel, mild steel
  • 1 Stud Welder – IWT, Lynx-Titan – For steel and aluminum studs, Capacitor Settings of 55-175
  • 1 Orbital Welder – Polysoude PS164-2, 160 amp power source, Used for Tubes, With Heads up to 4” O.D., Using Consumable T-Rings
  • 1 Vacuum Furnace – Sunbeam Bottom Loader – Working Hot Zone of 58” diameter x 54” height, Maximum load capacity of 3,500 lbs., Temperature Range of 1,000 – 2,200 degrees (F), Class 3B +/15 degrees, Vacuum < 1 Micron
  • 2 Vacuum Furnaces – Ipsen Front Loader – Working Hot Zone of 36.5” wide x 54.5” deep x 28” high, Maximum load capacity of 2,000 lbs., Temperature Range of 1,000 – 2,200 degrees (F), Class 3B +/- 15 degrees for 1,000 to 2,200 degrees (F), Vacuum < 1 Micron
  • 1 Vacuum Furnace – Brew Front Loader – Working Hot Zone of 15” wide x 30” deep x 15” high, Maximum load capacity of 500 lbs., Temperature Range of 1,000 – 2,200 degrees (F), Class 3B +/- 15 degrees for 1,000 to 2,200 degrees (F), Vacuum < 1 Micron
  • 1 Open Air Oven – Cooley – Working Hot Zone of 36” wide x 60” deep x 30” high, Maximum load capacity of 500 lbs., Temperature Range of 150 – 1,300 degrees (F), Class 5D +/- 25 degrees
  • 1 Open Air Oven – EMCO Walk-In – Working Hot Zone of 56” wide x 90” deep x 56” high, Temperature Range of 200 – 650 degrees (F), Class 5D +/- 25 degrees
  • 1 Clean Room – 15’ x 25’ – Braze Alloy Application with 3 applicators, Tack Weld, Scales
  • 2 Coating Booth – 10’ x 12’ Acoustic Enclosure – FANUC R30iA/M710 Robot – Praxair 7700 PLC Auto-Controlled Plasma System
  • 2 Coating Booths – 10’ x 12’ Acoustic Enclosure – FANUC R30iA/M710 Robot – Praxair 3700 Manual-Controlled Plasma System
  • 1 Coating Booth – 10’ x 12’ Acoustic Enclosure – FANUC RJ-3iB/M710 Robot – Praxair 3700 Manual-Controlled Plasma System
  • 1 Coating Booth – 10’ x 12’ Acoustic Enclosure – FANUC RJ-3/M710 Robot – Stellite JetKote II Manual Controlled HVOF System
  • 1 Coating Booth – 10’ x 12’ Acoustic Enclosure – FANUC RJ-3/M710 Robot – Praxair 3700 Manual-Controlled Plasma System
  • 1 Coating Booth – 12’ x 12’ Acoustic Enclosure – FANUC RJ-2/M710 Robot – Progressive PLC Auto-Controlled Plasma System
  • 2 Coating Grit Blasting Machines
  • 2 YAG Laserdyne 795XL/CL50K Machines – 6 Axis: X Axis – 80”; Y Axis – 40”; Z Axis – 40”; U Axis – 16” dia.; C Axis – +/- 450 degrees; D Axis – +/- 135 degrees – Optical Focus Control and Break-Through Detection
  • 4 YAG Laserdyne 780/JK 704 Machines – 7 Axis: X Axis – 32”; Y Axis – 27”; Z Axis – 27”; B Axis – 40”; A Axis – 10” dia.; C Axis – +/- 135 degrees; D Axis – +/- 135 degrees – Auto Focus Control
  • 1 YAG Laserdyne 780/JK 704 Machine – 8 Axis: X Axis – 32”; Y Axis – 27”; Z Axis – 27”; B Axis – 40”; A Axis – 10” dia.; U Axis – 18” dia.; C Axis – +/- 135 degrees; D Axis – +/- 135 degrees – Auto Focus Control
  • 1 Co2 Laserdyne 890/PRC Machine – 7 Axis: X Axis – 96”; Y Axis – 72”; Z Axis – 36”; A Axis – 10” dia.; U Axis – 25” dia.; C Axis – +/- 450 degrees; D Axis – +/- 135 degrees – Auto Focus Control
  • 1 Fast Hole EDM Machine – 2002 Current MT30S EDM Drill – Integrated with a Haas HRT 310 rotary table with 5 foot capacity
  • 1 Fast Hole EDM Machine – 2000 Current MT30S EDM Drill – 57 amp supply – 12” travel, .004”-.256” diameter – Mounted on Aniliam CNC mill with 15” x 32” travel and an integrated 5-Axis Haas rotary table
  • Wire EDM Machine – 2000 Sodick A500W – 5-Axis, 3R Tooling – Max Work Piece of 27.5” x 19.6” x 11” and Max weight of 1,540 lbs.
  • 2 Wire EDM Machines – 1996 Hansvedt DS-2 – 2-Axis – Max Work Piece of 11.5” x 7.5” x 6.2” and Max weight of 200 lbs.
  • 2 Conventional EDM Machines – 2003 Sodick AQ-55L with LN1 Controls – 5-Axis, C-Axis 200 RPM Head – Submersible 10” Hirschman Rotary Table – 24/48 Station Tool Changer with 3R Macro Combi Tool Holder
  • 1 Conventional EDM Machine – 2003 Sodick AQ-35LR with LN1 Controls – 5-Axis, C-Axis 2,000 RPM Head – Submersible 3R Macro Rotary Table – 6 Tool Shuttle Tool Changer with 3R Macro Combi Tool Holder
  • 4 EDM Machines – 1999 Hansvedt CS-2 with 3R Macro – Max Work Piece of 35.5” x 20.5” 13.0” and Max weight of 1,800 lbs.
  • 1 EDM Machine – 1996 Hansvedt Leadman MS-2 with 3R CNC Orbiter M-Pulse control – 50 amp supply – Max weight of 650 lbs.
  • 2 EDM Machines – 1996 Hansvedt CS-1 – Max Work Piece of 24.0” x 16.0” x 11.0” and Max weight of 1,400 lbs.
  • 1 EDM Machine – 1985 Excello – for Large Housings and special jobs
  • 1 Cincinnati Shear – 10 ft. wide cut, up to ¼ inch mild steel
  • 1 Kaltenback Saw
  • 2 Saws – Do-All – 16” & 35” throat
  • 4 Band Saws
  • 1 Water Jet – Flow Corp – 3 axis, 7’ x 12’ Table
  • 1 Water Jet – KMT Waterjet Systems/Streamline SL-1V50 – 5 axis, 9’ x 13’ Table
  • 1 LK CMM Renishaw – PH20 Probe with Modus Software – 80” x 80” x 120” Table
  • 1 Coord 3 CMM Renishaw – PH20 Probe with Modus Software – 48” x 40” x 36” Table
  • 1 Laser Scanning Machine – Geomagic Handyscan 700 – Inspection and Reverse Engineering of parts from size of a quarter to size of a car
  • 1 Jones & Lamson Optical Comparator
  • 1 GE Rhythm CR50 Scanner for Computed Radiography – 320 KV
  • 2 FPI Lines
  • 1 Pressure Test Stand
  • 1 Air Flow Test Bench with Computerized Flow Rate and Reporting – Flow Systems
  • 6 Gauge Plate Tables with various Height Gauges, Calipers, Dimensional Measuring devises
  • Lab Equipment: Rockwell Hardness Machine, Digital Micro Hardness Machine, Tensile Machine, Microscopes, Stero Scope, Ultra Precision Slide Stage, Cameras, Illuminator, Reflectormeter, PH Meter, Electronic Balance, Ultrasonic Machine, Cutters & Polishers, Scales, Vacuum Impregnator, Hot Press, Curing Oven
  • 1 Degreaser Tank – Brulin 815GD – 46” wide x 70” long x 48” deep
  • 1 Degreaser Tank – Brulin 815GD – 32” wide x 45” long x 36” deep
  • 1 Cleaning Tank – Vitroklene – 44” wide x 70” long x 48” deep
  • 1 Descale Tank – 44” wide x 70” long x 48” deep
  • 1 Acid Tank – 28” wide x 70” long x 48” deep
  • 2 Rinse Tanks – 44” wide x 70” long x 48” deep
  • 1 Ultrasonic Cleaner – 12” wide x 17” long x 16” deep
  • 1 Carousel – 36” wide x 120” long x 32” deep
  • 2 Overhead Crane & Hoist – 2-Ton & 1-Ton
  • 26 Swing Arm Crane & Hoist – ¼ Ton through 2-Ton
  • 2 Tow Motors – Caterpillar 35
  • Inventory Storage Tower – Gearhead – Computerized storage of purchased and manufactured components by lot number – 61 shelves (4’ x 10’ each)
  • MRP – BaaN – Complete resource planning and manufacturing control

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