EBTEC understands the challenges faced by manufacturers in the Defense industry: the uncompromising demands made on the exotic metals, alloys, and composites developed for advanced weapon systems; and the operational performance required of marine components subjected to continuous exposure to extreme temperature and humidity.

Components made from these materials often are difficult to process conventionally, but EBTEC’s high energy beam processes overcome these difficulties. EBTEC has experience fabricating a variety of Defense industry products, including military aircraft components, transport vehicle components, military weapons, missiles, armament, munitions, and more. We provide cost-effective manufacturing solutions for the specialized materials, dissimilar metals, and fully encapsulated components necessary to meet the most critical industry demands.

Services That Solve Your Defense Challenges

Electron Beam Welding

  • Deep, high-strength joints
  • Typically requires no additional finishing
  • Welding of corrosion-resistant materials
    • Ideal for marine applications

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Laser Welding

  • High amount of precision and control
  • Exact weld placement
  • On-line inspection of weld quality

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Laser Cutting and Drilling

  • Makes the manufacturing of many nonmetallic components possible:
    • Plastics
    • Kevlar®
    • Composites
  • Processes thin sheets

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Abrasive Waterjet Cutting

  • Flat sheet cutting
  • Full 5-axis capabilities
  • Process virtually all difficult cutting applications and materials:
    • Nonmetallic material
    • Hardened steel and metals of all types
    • Complex geometries
  • Cuts thicknesses greater than laser technologies can
  • No heat input

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Fabrication

  • CNC Milling
  • CNC Turning
  • EDM Processing
  • Manual Welding

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Heat Treating

  • In-house stress relief
  • Brazing capabilities
  • Annealing
  • Aging

Resources That Support Your Needs

EBTEC not only provides customers with access to the latest in high energy beam processes, but we also provide access to a dedicated Process Management Team, capable of helping you through every step of the fabrication and refurbishing process. Our Process Management Service is a valuable resource to customers, providing everything from solutions to design challenges, to finding the most cost-efficient ways to process your components. Our teams include professionals from our Engineering, Metallurgy, Quality Assurance, Sales, and Manufacturing departments.

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Armament/Armor

When lives are on the line, you need to know your Armament/Armor fabricators have the knowledge and skill needed to do the job right. EBTEC has more than 50 years of high energy beam and conventional machining experience, and is capable of exceeding your Armament/Armor fabrication expectations.

We house and array of high energy beam and conventional machining processes, allowing us to handle high-volume production of your Armament/Armor, from start to finish. Our high energy beam processes include Electron Beam Welding, Laser Welding, Laser Cutting, Laser Drilling, EDM, Vacuum Heat Treating, and Abrasive Waterjet Cutting. Additionally, our Production Management Services ensure not only the most efficient, cost-effective solutions, but that the quality and integrity of your Armament/Armor meet your specifications.

Services Utilized in Armament/Armor Fabrication

EBTEC uses a variety of high energy beam and conventional processes in the fabrication of your Armament/Armor, including:

  • Flat Sheet Abrasive Waterjet Cutting
  • 5-Axis Abrasive Waterjet Cutting
  • Laser Cutting
  • Electron Beam Welding
  • Conventional Machining
  • Surfi-Sculpt™
  • Testing and Coating

Transmission Sleeves

We understand the demands placed on all components subjected to the harsh, stressful environments of the Defense industry. Our more than 50 years of experience make EBTEC your partner of choice in the fabrication of Transmission Sleeves for your vehicles.

Our in-house array of high energy beam and conventional machining processes allows us to handle high-volume production of your Transmission Sleeves, from material procurement through shipment. Our high energy beam processes include Electron Beam Welding, Laser Welding, Laser Cutting, Laser Drilling, EDM, Vacuum Heat Treating, and Abrasive Waterjet Cutting. Additionally, our Production Management Services manage production every step of the way, ensuring that the fabricated Transmission Sleeves meet all of your specifications.

Services Utilized in Transmission Sleeve Fabrication

EBTEC uses a variety of high energy beam and conventional processes in the fabrication and refurbishing of your Transmission Sleeves, including:

  • Electron Beam Welding
  • Laser Tack Welding
  • Conventional Machining
  • Turning
  • Facing
  • CMM Inspection
  • Rust Prohibitory Treatment

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