Helical Lap Tooling for Aerospace

Applications requiring ultra-precise roundness, concentricity, and cylindricity are well suited for Helical Expanding Cast Iron Laps. Holding tolerances on diameter size and cylindricity to the sub-micron level is routinely achieved. Tools can be made as small as .043 inch (1 mm) up to 6 inches (150 mm) in diameter and as long as 14 inches (355 mm). Tools can be used for a wide range of materials including nonmetallic, non-ferrous, and ceramics.

Helical Lap Company provides tools for precision I.D. and O.D. finishing for major commercial aircraft and defense industry part suppliers.  The extensive industry knowledge at Helical Lap supports the demanding requirements for overhaul and repair of components for helicopter and fixed wing aircraft. Helical Lap tools are in use worldwide by commercial airlines, military, OEMs, major MRO repair facilities and sub-contract vendors for lapping a number of high technology components. The following is a list of typical aircraft components which utilize our tools:

  • Landing Gear
  • Fuel Supply Controls
  • Turbine Shafts
  • Servo Controls
  • Helicopter Rotor Components

Please contact us for further information on solutions from Helical Lap.  We can help you choose the right products and provide guidance on the best techniques for your application.