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Aerospace machining2017-08-02T10:16:45+00:00

SUD AERO,
Expert Group in Machining

SUD AERO’s machining site is based in Saint-Alban and covers 5,000m². It employs a team of over 40 people. With 3 programmers at the service of the customers’ design offices and 17 experienced operators of 3-, 4-, and 5-axis machining centres, the Group is able to work on parts of up 2 meters in 5 axes.

With its highly qualified teams and state-of-the-art industrial facilities, the SUD AERO aerospace Machining site works on light alloys, such as aluminium and lithium, as well as hard alloys such as steel or titanium.

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Autonomous production
of small and large series
production runs

The SUD AERO Group is recognised in the aerospace sector for its responsiveness and versatility as regards the production of prototype parts, the validation of operating processes before the launch of mass production runs and the optimisation of production flows.

SUD AERO places its expertise at its customers’ service by proposing an ever-increasing capacity in the fields of small and large series production runs, in particular on its new site aerospace machining site in Saint-Alban.

The Group is constantly seeking to optimise its mass production costs, particularly through the installation of new automated machining centres with pallet changers.

MACHINING ACTIVITY
PRODUCTION SITE OF SAINT-ALBAN (31)

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SUD AERO integrates the 4 major professions
relating to the manufacturing
of sub-assemblies for the aerospace sector

 “ Our Ambition : ensuring high-quality production for the aerospace industry…

…combined with responsive, efficient and reliable customer support”

Guillaume Assorin, General Manager

CERTIFICATIONS OF SUD AERO GROUP

Machining
Industrial facilities

To perform its aerospace machining activity, SUD AERO has the following industrial tools:

  • 5-axis water-jet cutting machine (4x3m)
  • 2 panel saws (capacity 3x2m, thickness 300mm

  • 26 machining centres, including:

    • 11 automatic 5-axis machining centres with pallet changers
    • 6 four-axis machining centres
    • 9 three-axis machining centres
  • Adjustment sector with:

    • 2 sand blasters
    • 1 radial drill
    • 1 conventional lathe
    • 2 automatic tribo-finishing machines
  • 1 three-dimensional measuring machine
  • Test instruments

Special processes
Aerospace machining

As part of its aerospace Machining activity, the SUD AERO Group provides its customers with a range of special processes for new aircraft programmes, such as the A350. You can consult the complete range of the Group’s special processes on the Special Processes page.

RÉFÉRENCE DÉNOMINATION
ADET0164 FINISHING OF HARD METAL PARTS (BREAKING OF SHARP EDGES OR RADIUSING)
ADET0223 FINAL ROUTING OF ALUMINIUM ALLOYS SHEETS
AIPS03-03-006 WATER JET CUTTING
AIPS03-11-003 DEBURRING AND MANUAL REWORK OF METALLIC COMPONENTS
IGC04-25-100 METALLIC ELEMENTS LIQUID PENETRANT INSPECTION
IGC04-25-101 FLUORESCENT DYE PENETRANT INSPECTION ALLOWED MATERIALS
IGC04-25-102 VISUAL INSPECTIONS UNDER ULTAVIOLET RADIATION
AITM 1-0070 SURFACE ROUGHNESS MEASUREMENTS USING SURFACE STYLUS METHOD
AITM 6-1001 PENETRANT TESTING
AITM 6-6004 DETERMINATION OF ELECTRICAL CONDUCTIVITY OF ALUMINIUM ALLOYS BY EDDY CURRENT METHOD
ISO 6506 BRINELL HARDNESS
ISO 6508 ROCKWELL HARDNESS
ISO 9227 CORROSION TESTS IN ARTIFICIAL ATMOSPHERES – SALT SPRAY