GWS Industries

Aerospace: Commercial

Elevating Journeys:

GWS Tool Group’s Flight with Commercial Aerospace

In the commercial aerospace sector, where millions of passengers trust the skies, GWS Tool Group’s cutting tools are fundamental in upholding that trust. Our tools support the machinists and engineers behind the scenes, ensuring that each component of a commercial aircraft is machined to perfection. From the turbine blades that cut through the air to the landing gear that carries us home, GWS tools are integral to the safe and efficient operation of commercial flights.

The mastery of GWS Tool Group in tool manufacturing translates into the smooth hum of a jet engine, the reliability of flight controls, and the seamless silhouette of an airplane’s fuselage. These tools machine the materials that make up the heart of the commercial aerospace industry, adhering to the highest standards of precision and strength.

GWS Tool Group not only provides the tools that shape the future of commercial aviation but also embodies the innovation that propels the industry forward. In every departure and every landing, our cutting tool excellence is on display, demonstrating their pivotal role in an industry that connects people, places, and cultures.

In the commercial aerospace sector, which includes the manufacturing of passenger jets, cargo planes, and related systems, precision and reliability are critical. The materials used are often difficult to machine, and the components must meet rigorous safety and performance standards. GWS Tool Group offers a variety of cutting tools designed to meet the specific needs of commercial aerospace manufacturing. Here’s a selection of suitable GWS tools for this sector:

  • Carbide End Mills:
    • These end mills are essential for efficient milling operations on aerospace-grade materials such as aluminum alloys, titanium, and high-temperature superalloys like Inconel. GWS provides end mills with advanced coatings and geometries optimized for high-speed machining and excellent surface finish, reducing processing times and improving efficiency.
  • Carbide Drills:
    • Drills from GWS are designed for creating precise and clean holes in critical aerospace components, including structural frames and engine parts. These drills can feature coolant-through technology, which is essential for managing heat and chip removal in deep-hole drilling operations.
  • Reamers:
    • GWS reamers are used to achieve precise hole dimensions and high-quality surface finishes required for fitting hydraulic systems, fuel systems, and other critical assemblies in commercial aircraft.
  • Thread Mills:
    • The accurate threading is crucial for the assembly of various aerospace components. GWS thread mills are designed to produce precise and reliable threads, essential for the assembly of components subjected to high stress and vibration.
  • Custom Tool Solutions:
    • Commercial aerospace often involves the manufacturing of components with unique and complex shapes. GWS offers custom tool solutions tailored to specific requirements, ensuring optimal performance and adherence to aerospace manufacturing standards.
  • PCD (Polycrystalline Diamond) and CBN (Cubic Boron Nitride) Tools:
    • For materials that are highly abrasive or require superior surface finishes, GWS provides tools made from PCD and CBN. These tools offer exceptional wear resistance and longevity, crucial for maintaining productivity and reducing downtime in aerospace manufacturing.
  • Specialty Inserts and Tool Holders:
    • GWS also offers specialty inserts and tool holders designed for turning and milling operations on large aerospace components, providing stability and precision even in challenging machining conditions.

These tools from GWS Tool Group are engineered to meet the stringent demands of commercial aerospace manufacturing, ensuring that components are produced with the precision, reliability, and quality required for safe and efficient aerospace operations.