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:

Aerospace Dynamics International (ADI) (Aluminum & Hard Metal Milling)

  • Gantry Profilers up to 228 feet bed length
  • Long Bed Machining up to 308 feet

Brittain Machine (Aluminum & Hard Metal Milling)

  • Long Bed Machining up to 200 feet

Centra Industries (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)    

Exacta Aerospace (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

Helicomb International (Composite/Metal Bonding)

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

Klune Industries - 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 Incorporated (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 – GCM North American Aerospace (Aluminum & Hard Metal Milling)

  • 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    

Primus Accra (Aluminum Milling)

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

Primus Auburn (Aluminum & Hard Metal Milling)

  • 3, 4 & 5-Axis Medium/Complex Aluminum and Hard Metal Machining up to 59 x 55 x 55 inches

Primus 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

Primus Walden's Machine (Aluminum & Hard Metal Milling)

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

SPS Aerostructures – Mansfield (Aluminum & Hard Metal Milling)

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

SPS Aerostructures - 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)    

 StratoFlight (Aluminum & Hard Metal Milling)

  • 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    

Weaver Manufacturing (Aluminum & Hard Metal Milling)

  • 3, 4 & 5-Axis Complex Machined Parts in both Aluminum and Titanium from 6 inches to 20 feet in length and up to 5 feet in width