Parts Manufacturing for the Military Aerospace Industry

Made in USA labelThe military aerospace industry has many specific requirements in place. These standards ensure planes are reliable and safe for military and defence operations. Metal part manufacturing and stamping for military aerospace requires precision — the components must be durable to withstand high pressure and temperature differentials yet lightweight to reduce aircraft weight and fuel costs, among other considerations.

Given the accuracy required, high-quality precision metal stamping for defense and aerospace is necessary. Military aerospace needs dependable partner companies for their metal stamping needs.

Standard Die is a trusted defense and military aerospace fastener company with extensive capabilities, equipment and services to meet quality and safety standards. Our experts will help you find the best metal and part design based on operating conditions.

The Need for Military Aerospace Metal Stamping

The aerospace industry has strict standards for aircraft safety, fuel efficiency and construction. Stamped parts meet these standards and withstand harsh conditions, making them essential for various aircraft components, including:

  • Instrument panels
  • Altimeters
  • Communication systems
  • Press-to-talk systems
  • Oxygen disbursement
  • Fuel gauges
  • Headsets
  • Handsets
  • Seats
  • Power distribution systems and controllers
  • Signal and power systems
  • Interconnection
  • Electrical and electronic systems
  • Compasses
  • Engine controls
  • Pressure sensors
  • Flat connection systems
  • Flight control systems
  • Airframes

Benefits of Military Aerospace Parts Stamping

Metal stamping offers several advantages for the aerospace industry, including:

  • Longevity: Metal-stamped components last after repeated use for several years. This quality makes parts stamping ideal for aircraft construction.
  • Durability: Stamped parts can stand up to the challenges aircraft face, such as high speeds, significant pressure, varying temperatures and turbulent conditions.
  • Efficiency: We can manufacture stamped components to be as lightweight as possible to keep your aircraft weight and fuel costs lower.
  • Accuracy: Aerospace manufacturing must be precise, and the metal-stamping process is known for its accuracy when producing components within tight tolerances.
  • Customization: Standard Die offers custom parts manufacturing services so you can have confidence in the precision and performance of your stamped parts.

Our Custom Stampings for Military Aerospace

Standard Die designs and stamps high-quality custom aerospace military parts and fittings. Stampings we have experience with for this industry include:

  • Assemblies
  • Brackets
  • bushings
  • Clips
  • Shields
  • Terminals
  • Wire forms
  • ID tags
  • Fasteners
  • Couplings
  • Compression limiters
  • Inserts
  • Tubes
  • Backwind spindles
  • Busbars
  • Fittings
  • Air resistors
  • Fuel access base plate
  • Wire and cable connectors
  • Engine components
  • Lead frames
  • Assist module manifold
  • Contacts
  • And more

We custom-make these parts based on your specific requirements for a seamless fit in your aircraft. Our team takes the time to understand the purpose and placement of your part and tailor our solution to your unique needs.

Materials We Use for Aerospace Military Parts

Standard Die manufactures stamped parts from various precious and ferrous metals and alloys. We also use a range of coatings and other resources to produce the highest-quality products. Materials we are experts in working with include:

  • Aluminum
  • Brass
  • Carbon/graphite
  • Cobalt
  • Copper
  • Mica
  • Molybdenum
  • Nickel
  • Niobium
  • Steel, including galvanized and stainless
  • Tantalum
  • Titanium
  • Zirconium


These materials offer various benefits, like:

  • Corrosion resistance
  • Weldability
  • Tensile strength
  • Versatility
  • Malleability
  • Temperature resistance
  • Overheating resistance
  • Resistance to frequent thermal cycling

Our experts will help you select the right metal and finishes for your application.

Our Aerospace Metal Stamping Equipment

Standard Die follows the most stringent quality standards in the military aerospace industry. We are an ISO 9001:2015 certified metal fabricator leveraging proven processes and procedures to work with the best metals for precise, lasting results.

Our stamping equipment and processes have resulted in zero-defect parts. Our Quality Department ensures our manufacturing processes follow strict quality standards at every step, with set-up approval, in-process inspections and post-production inspections. With these capabilities, we can take on small- and long-run order sizes.

We use a variety of advanced equipment and machines, including:

  • Computer-aided design software: We use this software for all your stamping needs and die designs, so you can get components that meet your tight tolerances.
  • Multiple-angle stamping press: The stamping press ranges between 5 and 150 tons to produce components in various sizes and materials with tight tolerances.

Why Choose Standard Die as Your Military Aerospace Fastener Company?

Standard Die is one of the leading metal stamping companies in the world. Since 1970, we have established ourselves as a metal stamping expert with:

High-Quality Design and Engineering Processes

We use precision metal stamping techniques for our design and engineering methods. Our processes involve a team of manufacturers, engineers, and designers crafting durable stamped parts that are custom-made to your specifications.

Our expertise also extends to the materials we use. We create durable, custom stamped parts from materials like aluminum, high-carbon steel and stainless steel.

Dedicated Customer Service

When you partner with Standard Die, you’ll receive committed service in addition to quality stamped products.

Standard Die is a small, family-owned and operated business, allowing us to offer white glove service to our clients. Our customer service team will ensure your components meet your needs through customization options and reliable services. This commitment ensures you get the exact product you need.

Our commitment to customer service is recognized across the industry. We’re a 12-time award-winning General Electric (GE) Supplier of the Year, and we’ve also received an Outstanding Customer Service Award and the GE Six Sigma Award. We remain a Commercial and Government Entity (CAGE).

Request a Quote for Military Aerospace Custom Parts Today

The military aerospace industry needs dependable and precise metal stamping services to meet strict industry standards and make aircraft as safe and reliable as possible. Standard Die has extensive experience working with military aerospace companies. We’re capable of designing and engineering any stamped part you need.

Choose Standard Die as your military aerospace manufacturer partner. Contact us to learn more about our military aerospace metal stamping services.

Get In Touch

For a quote or to find out more about how we can help you, call our Sales Manager, Haley Menzies toll free at (800) 838-5464 or fill out the form below.

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