Helicomb

About

Founded in 1981, Helicomb is a vertically integrated, build-to-print, lean manufacturing facility that manufactures and repairs composite and metal-bonded parts, sub-assemblies and assemblies.

Serving Key Market Segments:

  • Commercial fixed-wing and helicopter
  • DoD manufacturing and spares
  • Military fixed-wing and helicopter
  • MRO–helicopter repair for commercial and military

Customers Rely on Helicomb International for:

  • Composite and metal bond manufacturing
  • MRO / repair
  • Kitting and assembly
  • Chemical (metallic) processing
  • Bond, prime, and paint
  • CMM inspection
  • On-site laboratory
  • Program management
  • Supply chain management
  • Manufacturing engineering
  • On-site tooling department and tool storage

Helicomb International was acquired by PCC in November, 2012.

Helicomb

Helicomb

Helicomb

Capabilities

  • Bonding - Nadcap Accredited
    • Carbon/graphite, glass, quartz, Kevlar, aluminum, titanium and stainless steel
    • Metallic, Nomex and foam cores
    • Epoxy, phenolic and BMI resin
    • Hand lay-up autoclave and oven cure for composites and metal bond
  • Prime and Paint
    • Corrosion-resistant bond primer
    • Paint preparation and top-coat application
  • Chemical (Metallic) Processing - Nadcap Accredited
    • Phosphoric Acid Anodizing (PAA)
    • FPL aluminum etch
    • Hydrofluoric, nitric and phosphate titanium etch tanks
    • Stainless steel cleaning & etching
    • BAC5555 certified
    • Northrop Grumman, Bell Helicopter, Boeing, Sikorsky, and Triumph/Vought approved
    • Testing and verification lab
  • Onsite laboratory
    • Material property testing
    • Material receiving
    • Part qualification/coupon testing
    • Statistical process control
  • Facility and Equipment
    • Controlled Cleanrooms (Boeing Approved)
    • Autoclaves (Boeing Approved)
    • Laser Ply Projects (Boeing Approved)
    • Automated Ply Cutter (Beoing Approved)
    • 5-Axis Router
    • CMM - FARO
    • Chemical (Metallic) Processing Tanks (Nadcap Approved)
    • Prime and Paint Shop
    • Dedicated Tooling Fabrication and Tool Warehouse
    • On-site Lab with Tensile Testing Machines
    • Ovens
    • Freezers
    • On-site Tool Department and Tool Storage

Quality

You can be assured by our uncompromising quality. Helicomb has a long-standing commitment to the highest industry and OEM standards. We are proud to have earned the following:

OEM Approvals

Helicomb is a qualified/approved manufacturer for:

  • Bell Helicopter
  • Boeing Commercial
  • Boeing Defense
  • Northrop Grumman Aerostructures 
  • Northrop Grumman Technical Services
  • Sikorsky Aircraft
  • Triumph/Vought

Products & Services

Composite and Metal Bonding for:

  • New Manufacture
  • Repair
  • Spares
  • Chemical Processing

Products Include:

  • Trailing & Leading Edges
  • Fairings
  • Doors
  • Engine Decks
  • Wing Panels
  • Work Platforms
  • Tunnel Covers
  • Landing Gear Doors
  • Floor Panels
  • Tail Booms
  • Ducts
  • Inlets
  • Vertical Fins
  • Service Decks
  • Pie Decks
  • Boxes - Battery, Fuel Cell
  • Flaps
  • Antenna
  • Pylons
  • Covers & Shelves

Helicomb Brochures:

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Contact

Helicomb

Address:
1402 South 69th East Avenue
Tulsa, OK 74112

Phone:  918-835-3999
Fax:  918-834-4451

Request A Quote

  • General Manager
    Bill Cole

  • Director - Business Development & Programs
    Jamie Ritchie
    918-605-2349

  • Director of MRO Operations
    Bruce Neal
    918-579-7989

  • Customer Service
    Diana Helmick
    918-576-7978