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GE Aviation Nadcap Certified Aerospace and Defense Welding Approvals

Posted by Chris Kielb on Oct 4, 2019 6:10:00 PM

Advance Welding is an Approved Supplier to GE Aviation.

Advance Welding has supported General Electric’s (GE) welding requirements since 1987.  

GE Aviation is a world leader of commercial, military, business and general aviation jet and turboprop engines and components.  GE is also a supplier for avionics, electrical power and mechanical systems for aircraft; military and commercial gas turbines for the marine industry.

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Topics: Aerospace Welding

General Dynamics Nadcap Certified Aerospace and Defense Welding Approvals

Posted by Chris Kielb on Oct 1, 2019 3:27:58 PM

General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems (OTS) Welding Approvals

Advance Welding is an approved supplier to General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems.  Advance Welding has supported General Dynamics OTS’s metal joining requirements since 1998. We have consistently met their supplier requirement of on-time delivery, high quality, reasonable cost and technical performance.

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Topics: Aerospace Welding

Collins Aerospace (UTAS/Hamilton Sundstrand) Nadcap Certified Aerospace and Defense Welding Approvals

Posted by Chris Kielb on Sep 23, 2019 7:29:26 AM

Advance Welding is a proud approved supplier of Nadcap Accredited Aerospace and Defense Welding and Brazing Services to Collins Aerospace (formerly UTC Aerospace Systems/Hamilton Sundstrand). An approved supplier since 1992, Advance Welding has partnered directly with Collins and indirectly through many machine shops throughout the United States. Collins engineers, quality managers, general managers, buyers and purchasing agents rely on Advance Welding for our many years of experience in the welding industry.

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Topics: Aerospace Welding

Guide to Aerospace Measuring Instruments

Posted by Chris Kielb on Aug 5, 2019 3:23:56 PM

When working in the aerospace industry where precision is critical, you and your employees must understand the basics of measuring instruments.  Whether you are manufacturing small or large aerospace components, there’s a tool for every job and it is important to always use the right tool for the right job. When it comes to hand measuring aerospace parts there is a plethora of tool measuring options, but each are used for their own niche measurement. These aerospace measuring instruments are used throughout many aerospace processes such as; Manufacturing, Quality Control/Testing, Prototyping, Research and Development, Fabricating, Machining and Welding.

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Topics: Aerospace Tech Topics

Introduction to Aerospace Brazing

Posted by Chris Kielb on Jul 22, 2019 3:04:24 PM


Aerospace Brazing

Brazing is a joining operation that’s used to attach individual components together where other attachment or joining methods such as riveting, fasteners or welding are not possible. There are two common types of brazing methods used in aerospace, Torch Brazing and Induction Brazing.  Advance Welding is Nadcap accredited for both processes.

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Nadcap Heat Treating Standards for Aerospace

Posted by Chris Kielb on Jun 23, 2019 3:03:44 PM



Advance Welding has plans to provide comprehensive Nadcap heat treating services. We often get asked about Nadcap heat treating standards so we've written this blog to address those questions.

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Topics: Nadcap

Guide to Nadcap NDT (Non-Destructive Testing)

Posted by Chris Kielb on Jun 13, 2019 10:58:10 AM


Advance Welding provides comprehensive Nadcap / Aerospace welding and brazing services. We have future plans to offer Nadcap accredited heat treating and NDT (LPT) services. You can learn about Nadcap NDT (Non-Destructive Testing) in this blog.

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Topics: Nadcap

Introduction to Nadcap for Welding/Brazing

Posted by Chris Kielb on Jun 7, 2019 9:19:26 AM


The Nadcap program is an industry managed approach to conformity assessment of special processes and products related to aerospace manufacturing such as welding and brazing.

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Topics: Nadcap

What to Look for in an Aerospace or Mil-Spec Welding Services Vendor

Posted by Chris Kielb on Apr 11, 2019 5:46:33 AM

Since you’ve found your way to our website, you’re likely looking for a provider of aerospace or mil-specification welding, heat treating or NDT services. When looking into partnering with a company for aerospace welding or mil-spec welding and related services such as heat treating and NDT, there are specific qualifications you’ll want to look for. However, in order to find the most qualified company for a specific project, you need to look beyond just compliance with standards and basic qualifications.

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Topics: Insider

Improving Aerospace Welding Quality in Real Time

Posted by Chris Kielb on Mar 11, 2019 3:46:03 PM

In the highly competitive aerospace welding industry, companies need to continually advance in the state of the art in order to thrive. As a long-time supplier of mil-spec and aerospace welding services and solutions, Advance Welding has consistently pushed to improve productivity, quality and safety.

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Topics: Aerospace Welding

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