Engineering

ENGINEERING


The AC&A engineering staff is comprised of mechanical engineers, CAD designers, and CAM/CNC programmers dedicated to providing rapid design and quick-turn solutions to meet customer requirements. Using the latest technology, we work directly with our customers to provide the most cost-effective and efficient manufacturing solution to highly complex composite part and tooling designs.


CAD - COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN


AC&A specializes in composite and metallic component and tooling modeling, from product conception to final design of components and assemblies, including interference checks and tolerance analysis. We offer a broad suite of engineering capabilities including:

  • 3D parametric modeling.

  • CAM – Computer Aided Manufacturing

  • Composite and master tool design

  • Computer design of molds, dies, jigs and manufacturing fixtures

  • Prototype development

  • Value engineering and design optimization

  • Fixture design and component assembly simulation


COMPLETE TOOL DESIGN


AC&A engineers and programmers can work with customers to optimize tool design, weight and material, including:

  • Composite lay-up and trim tools

  • Composite master molds

  • Assembly jigs & fixtures

  • Automated assembly line tooling

  • Vacuum mill fixtures

  • Form dies

  • Welding fixtures