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eBook: Custom Manufacturing for Aerospace and Defense

Download this ebook to learn all about the materials, sourcing, and design requirements in the wild world of aerospace and defense parts procurement.

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Manufacturing for aerospace and defense comes with special challenges and requirements. From specialized alloys and certified finishes to hardware traceability and specific quality inspections, we know that these challenges can make it hard to find a reliable supplier and communicate your needs.

Download your copy of this ebook to read about the types, properties, and nomenclature of aluminum alloys, sourcing challenges and solutions, aerospace example applications, and best practices for CAD and drawings.

A Look Inside at the Table of Contents

  • Materials and equipment used in aerospace and defense
  • Understanding aluminum alloys and tempers
  • Sourcing from Xometry
  • Aerospace application examples
  • Best practices to prepare 3D CAD and drawings
  • Inspection and sampling

About Xometry

Xometry offers instant pricing for manufacturing, including precision CNC Machining, 3D Printing, Sheet Metal Fabrication, injection molding, and Urethane Casting services. Xometry also provides live engineering support from our team of experts. Upload a 3D CAD file to get an instant quote.

Greg Paulsen - Xometry Contributor
Greg Paulsen
They call me the Director of Application Engineering at Xometry. This means I not only get to produce great design-for-manufacturing content, but also consult on a variety of custom manufacturing projects using CNC machining, additive manufacturing, sheet metal, urethane casting, and injection molding. If you have a question, I'm your guy.