Engineering Manufacturing

Reinhold’s Proprietary Value-Add

Reinhold develops optimized composite processes for each product.

  • Lay-up technique and material manipulation
  • Cure time and temperature
  • Material selection, orientation and placement
Successful and timely results require a 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

Material Selection and Placement

Cabin Interiors
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Defense and Space
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Implication
  • Pattern geometries, orientations and setups
  • Tape wrap geometries
  • Fiber / resin systems
  • Bond sequencing

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

Engineering and Quality

Reinhold’s R&D team is an unique competitive differentiator and advantage relative to its peers
  • Engineering Capabilities

    • Dedicated R&D team composed of experienced design and materials engineers.
    • Specifies Reinhold state-of-the-art tooling and provides advanced designs and production approaches.
      • Optimize cost, 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. C / ISO9001 registered.
      • Fully-staffed quality engineering, inspection and testing.
    • Inspection
      • Two CMMs.
      • Ferromar 3D 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

  • Engineering Manufacturing | Aerospace Composite Manufacturer

  • The Leading Manufacturer of Composite Metallic Structures for Aerospace, Defense and Aircraft Industry.