Aerospace tooling

Accurate, dependable
solutions for tooling, jigs, fixtures and composite tooling.

Our team includes experts in electro-hydraulics, programmable logic controls and motion control analysis for each project’s unique tolerance requirements.

 

We are your source for crucial tooling under tight deadlines. Including:

  • Plant and moving assembly line equipment
  • Trim fixtures
  • Holding and transport fixtures
  • Work and access stands
  • Composite tooling, composite tools and
    composite molds

 

MI provides design and fabrication of trunnion mounted frames, vacuum milling fixtures and others for CNC Machining, robotic welding, automatic presses, inspection applications and assembly processes, from small fixtures to large automated solutions. MI can provide factory level integration.

 

If there is a need for large machining, prototype machining, replacement of broken parts, creation of assembly line spares or new equipment design, give the experts at Machinists a call for reliable handling of your project.

Aircraft Assembly Tooling 737 Final Assembly Jig Aircraft Lift Fitting Mandrel Composite Mandrel Tooling Tooling For Aircraft Production Holding Fixture Layup Mold Tool Tooling Kit Spar Rolling/Forming Tool
Aircraft assembly tooling

Aircraft assembly tooling

Boeing frequently commissions MI to create specialized tools for aircraft assembly. To ensure that required accuracy, we use lasers to align our work, as shown here for end-gate tools to fit wings to the fuselage of a 747.
 737 Final Assembly Jig

737 Final Assembly Jig

737 Final Jig - assembly, one of several designed and machined by MI, ensures exact placement of during aircraft assembly.
Aircraft lift fitting

Aircraft lift fitting

For the high strength and precision require in the assembly of an aircraft fuselage, MI machined this 36-inch-long lift fitting out of a single block of metal.
Mandrel

Mandrel

Machining a lay-up mandrel tooling for the fabrication process of composite components.
Composite mandrel tooling

Composite mandrel tooling

A large tool used for the fabrication of 787 ceiling panels.
Tooling for aircraft production

Tooling for aircraft production

Precise tooling for the fabrication of commercial aircraft winglets.
Holding Fixture

Holding Fixture

This tooling assembly is used to hold and lift aircraft skin panels into position for final aircraft assembly.
Layup Mold Tool

Layup Mold Tool

A turn-key assembly to lay up aircraft composite ribs is readied for final shipment.
Tooling Kit

Tooling Kit

MI produces many tooling kits with all of the necessary fixtures for quick use on assembly lines.
Spar Rolling/Forming Tool

Spar Rolling/Forming Tool

One of two 30 ft. long assembly line tools used to form aircraft spars.
Aircraft assembly tooling

Aircraft assembly tooling

Boeing frequently commissions MI to create specialized tools for aircraft assembly. To ensure that required accuracy, we use lasers to align our work, as shown here for end-gate tools to fit wings to the fuselage of a 747.