World-class
supplier of composite
structures...

World-class
supplier of composite
structures...

World-class
supplier of composite
structures...

Fully-managed, Low Cost fabrication and assembly solutions...

Deep expertise in advanced Materials & Processes...

Multiple, Nadcap-approved facilities...

6

Autoclaves

>15k

Sq. Ft. of Controlled Environment Space

3

Manufacturing Facilities

Precision Engineered Composite
Components, Structures & Sub-assemblies...

Shimtech Composites supplies lightweight, fiber-reinforced components, structures and complex sub-assemblies for a broad range of commercial and military aircraft, UAV and space programs.

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Scalable and Flexible
Qualified Processes...

We have scalable capacity for long production run, quick turn or short cycle projects. Our flexibility and broad range of internal design, fabrication and test processes means we can support spares demand, as well as current program requirements.

Tool Design & Fabrication

Tool Design & Fabrication

Extensive in house tool design & fabrication capability.
Lay up, forming, trim, bond and assembly tools.
Tools produced from invar, aluminum, steel, inconel, composite or 3D-printed polymer for quick turn requirements.

Automated Layup

Automated Layup

Cincinnati Flat Tape FTLM, 27’x 61’.  Work height: 27” to 63”

Autoclave & Oven Curing

Autoclave & Oven Curing

5x Ovens, 6x Autoclaves, with maximum cure temperatures to 850F/454C for exotic resin systems:

•   12’ x 50’
•   10’ x 40’
•   8’ x 32’
•   8’ x 20’
•   8’ x 20’
•   6’ x 18’

Consolidation and Compression Moulding

Consolidation and Compression Moulding

Consolidation and compression moulding of continuous and discontinuous thermoplastic laminates.

Structural Bonding

Structural Bonding

Class 100,000 and 10,000 clean room.
Bonding of cored laminates and solid materials:

•   Metal-to-Metal
•   Metal-to-Composite
•   Composite-to-Composite

CNC Machining

CNC Machining

3-, 4- & 5-Axis CNC machining:  Machine mill, gantry and twin pallet types (DMG Deckel Maho), with maximum table load of 3,310 LBS

High-speed (30,000 rpm) Gantry Type 5-Axis CNC Core Router.  Bed size 5’ x 20’

Assembly

Assembly

Small bench-top sub-assemblies.
Large, complex, mechanically-fastened and bonded sub-assemblies of metallic and composite structures.

Testing

Testing

Full range of physical, mechanical and chemical testing.
Gantry Type Ultrasonic C-Scan Non-Destructive Inspection.

Painting & Finishing

Painting & Finishing

Painting to all relevant specifications

Extensive Customer Approvals...

Shimtech Composites hold extensive customer processor approvals for all of the major aerospace OEMs for composite fabrication and testing covering a range of fiber reinforcement materials and resin matrices.

An unremitting
Focus on Quality...

With state-of-the-art automated manufacturing equipment, an engrained lean philosophy, and the latest optical and ultrasonic test and inspection equipment, you can be assured of the highest possible quality at the lowest possible cost.

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News & Media...

Catch up with the latest news and developments from Shimtech.

Featured Article

Shimtech Composites Expands into Mexico

Featured Article

Shimtech further strengthens position in composites...

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