Machining

Sonaca Group delivers a broad range of aluminum & hard metal machining capabilities. Our one-stop-shop machining facilities are equipped with leading technologies such as high-speed machining pallet systems, robotics and lean manufacturing techniques. This allows us to machine any part up to 18 meters long and form by shot peening and mill complex stringers.

Aluminum small and medium machining parts

New equipment across our sites operates at higher speeds, allowing us to make parts and more complex products faster.

Product identification

  • Aluminum machined metal parts
  • Small assemblies
  • Ribs, Fittings
  • Access Panel
  • Bracket

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Manufacturing sites & capabilities

Aluminum long bed machining & peen forming

SONACA MONTREAL is fully integrated manufacturing facility with high-speed milling machines and one of the world’s largest computer-controlled shot peen machines. Our automated fastening machines and automated surface treatment line – the largest in Canada – are capable of processing aluminum aerostructures of 18 meters long by 3 meters wide.

Product identification

  • Wing & Empennage skins
  • Spars
  • Ribs
  • Fuselage Frames

Location

Manufacturing sites & capabilities

Aluminum stringer milling & forming

SONACA MONTREAL is a “One Stop Shop” for large aluminum wing and empennage aerostructures, we have a stringer manufacturing cell that includes a high speed extrusion mill as well as semi-automated break and twist forming stations.

Product identification

  • Wing & Empennage stringers

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Manufacturing sites & capabilities

Hard metal machining

This 5-axis configuration allows you to work on a part from 5 sides at once, drastically reducing the amount of setups on even the most difficult parts. Sonaca invests in new and emerging technologies to enhance performance, improve efficiencies and reduce costs.

Product identification

  • Engine Fittings
  • Wing attach fittings
  • Pylon Chords
  • Bulkheads

Location

Manufacturing sites & capabilities