Capabilities

Integrated Composite and Metal Manufacturing Capabilities

Expertise manufacturing and delivering a wide-range of Customer Designed processes and materials.

Intellectual Property & Know-How

Composite Manufacturing and Metal Machining
  • Tooling / Capital Equipment

    • Tool analysis and innovation

    • Tool development to meet Customer designs

    • Tool utilization

    • Equipment selection

  • Process / Manufacturing

    • Process parameters

    • Hand lay-up techniques

    • Automated tape wrap techniques

    • Autoclave and hydro-clave processing

    • Specialized, automated processing

    • Sequencing and manufacture of dissimilar materials

    • Integration of process validation checks

    • Impact of pre- and post-processing

Ability to Provide Assemblies and Value-Added Technology

    • Hybrid metal-composite curing and machining
      • Missile fuselage sections
      • Control fins
    • Bonded and fastened assemblies
      • Complete nozzle assemblies
      • Installation of attachment points
      • Seatback and seat pan upper assemblies
    • Mounting point installation
    • Diaphragm installation
      • Complete assembly of mechanical products
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      Hybrid Metal-Composite
      Missile Fuselage Section
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      Fully Assembled
      First Class Tray Table
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      Static Nozzle Assemblies

Reinhold’s Value-Add

  • Reinhold incorporates optimized composite manufacturing processes for each Customer design
  • Successful and timely results are achieved via our skilled and experienced labor force

Tooling

Cabin Interiors

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Defense and Space

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Implication
  • Composite tooling approach
  • Tool / machine interface

Cabin Interiors
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Defense and Space
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Implication
  • Manufacture to meet complex customer pattern orientations and setups
  • Facilitation of Customer Tape wrap geometries
  • Bond sequencing to meet Customer design

Curing

Cabin Interiors

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Defense and Space

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Implication
  • Introduction of heat and pressure
  • Cycle times, gradients, etc.

Key Capital Equipment – Wrapping, Lay-up, CNC, and Bonding


Key Capital Equipment – Curing

  • reinhold-curing-hydroclaves Hydroclaves
    2 ea. – largest 11’ x 15’
    1000 PSI / 350 deg F
  • reinhold-curing-presses Presses
    60 ea – 100 ton to 2,000 ton / 6’ x 8’ x 10’
    200 Deg F to 700 Deg F
  • reinhold-curing-autoclaves Autoclaves
    4ea – largest 8’ x 20’
    250 PSI / 350 deg F
  • reinhold-curing-ovens Ovens
    12ea – largest 6’ x 6’ x 10’
    500 deg F

Manufacturing Engineering and Quality

Reinhold’s team is an unique competitive differentiator and advantage relative to its peers.
  • Manufacturing Engineering Capabilities

    • Experienced Manufacturing Engineering Team.
    • State-of-the-art tooling and advanced concept and production approaches.
      • Cost optimization, performance and quality across the range of products.
    • Capable of supporting software programs used by customers including:
      • CATIA v5
      • SolidWorks
      • AutoCAD
      • Pro-Engineer
    • Quality
      • AS9100 Rev. D / ISO9001 registered.
      • Fully-staffed quality engineering, inspection and testing.
    • Inspection
      • Two (2) Hexagon Global PC-DMIS equipped DCC-CMM’s
      • One (1) Mitutoyo Bright Apex MCOSMOS equipped DCC-CMM
      • One (1) PC-DMIS equipped Romer Arm measuring arm.
      • Full stable of precision measuring equipment.
  • Testing Capabilities

    • Mechanical testing
      • Tensile / compressive / shear / flex / modulus with elevated and sub temperature testing with multiple test frames.
      • Full-scale static load with multiple test frames.
      • Full-scale cyclic load with multiple test frames.
      • Pressure testing – hydro and air.
      • Leak testing.
    • Physical testing
      • Acid digestion / burn off for fiber volume, void content, resin content, etc.
      • Vertical burn test.
      • Hardness test.
      • Density / specific gravity test.
      • Flow / gel / drape / tack.
    • Non-destructive testing
      • X-ray 160 and 320 KEV
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    • 12827 East Imperial Highway

    • Santa Fe Springs

    • CA

    • 90670

    • United States

    • 562-944-3281

  • Capabilities | Aerospace Composite Manufacturer

  • Integrated composite and metal manufacturing capabilities across a wide-range of processes and materials gives us an advantage relative to competitors.