AC&A

Specializing in 5-axis machining up to 30 ft, the company offers complete composite capabilities and a line of services from design, machining, analysis, prototyping and manufacturing of advanced composite tooling to composite part production.

25692 Atlantic Ocean
Lake Forest, CA 92630 US

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Product Categories of AC&A

Tools/tooling materials
  • Tools
    • Prototype
    • RTM/resin infusion
    • Resin injection
    • Composite
      • Composite, carbon fiber/epoxy
      • Composite, fiberglass
      • Composite, prepreg
      • Composite, other
    • Metal
      • Metal, aluminum
      • Metal, invar
      • Metal, steel
      • Metal, other
Fabricating services
  • Thermoset materials
    • Adhesive bonding
    • Autoclave cure
    • Coating and painting
    • Cutting, finishing, and machining
    • Hand layup
    • Metal bonding
    • Moldmaking and patternmaking
    • Prototyping
    • Vacuum forming
    • Vacuum-assisted resin transfer molding (VARTM)
Composite Structures & Components
  • Aerospace, flight control surfaces
  • Aerospace, fuselage/wing
  • Aerospace, radomes
  • Automotive, body panels & substructures
  • Automotive, interior (seats, IPCs, floor panels, etc.)
Design, testing, consulting, other services
  • CAD/CAM/CAE design
  • Inspection services
  • Repair services, composites