Skin Fabrication

With some of the largest tanks in the industry, Spirit’s skin fabrication processes include skin stretch forming up to 1,500 tons, laser scribe, trim and drill and chemical milling.

  • Skin Panels produced up to 89”x412”
  • Stretch Presses ranging from 500-1500 tons
  • Chemical Milling / Phosphoric Acid Anodize: tanks 7’ wide x 40’ long x 10’ deep
  • Trim & Drill: Universal Holding Fixtures (UHF) parts up to 278” max length x 19” max height
  • Autoclaves with temps up to 350⁰F at sizes up to 20’ max diameter x 38’
  • Bond Rooms: 82,000 sq. ft. lay-up space

Square Footage 1,015,315
Part Numbers ~3,600

 

Capabilities

  • Stretch
  • Laser Scribe
  • Chemical Milling
  • Phosphoric Acid Anodize
  • Temporary Protective Coating
  • Trim & Drill
  • Autoclaves
  • Drivmatic
Core Products

  • Skin Panels
  • Bonded Panels
  • Bonded Assemblies
  • Tailcones
  • Panel Assembly