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PROCESSES & ENGINEERING

APEX Composites prides itself on being a supplier you can rely on for a variety of in-house manufacturing processes and engineering capabilities.

Manufacturing Processes we offer:

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  • VARTM – Vacuum-Assisted Resin Transfer Moulding
  • Vacuum Infusion
  • Pre-Preg Oven Cure
  • Compression Moulding
  • Bladder Moulding
  • Hand Layup
  • Precision Tooling
  • Prototyping, with dedicated New Product Introduction services
  • Metalization of Composites with Copper and Electroless Nickel Plating, and Painting to MIL-SPEC, and to other standards, or application specific
  • Complete Subassembly, including all hardware required, wiring harness assembly and kitting
  • Part and subassembly testing, including leak down testing and mechanical testing
  • Tolerance of high precision parts and assemblies to better than 0.005″ over the length of a part and 0.0002″ over critical distances

Engineering Capabilities we offer:

  • Complete Design Services from concept to full-production manufacturing
  • Finite Element Analysis (FEA), utilizing NX Nastran
  • Design software including Catia V5, Solidworks
  • Tool Design and Manufacturing in-house
  • Metal to Composite Conversion Engineering
  • Composite-to-Composite Conversion from other technologies
  • DFM – Design/Redesign for Manufacturing, Performance
  • DFC – Design/Redesign for Lower Cost
  • Process Engineering, Development and Documentation
  • Drawing creation using GD&T
  • Product design support
  • Program management