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Thomas Instrument Capabilities Briefing
Thomas Instrument
Capabilities Briefing
Keith Wooddell, Product Engineering Manager
Thomas Instrument
972-795-5070 cell, 281-375-6300 fax,
[email protected]
Introduction
 Founded in 1954
 100% of workload is Aerospace Related
 157 Employees – (SMB)
 Two Manufacturing Facilities in Brookshire, TX and
Boerne, TX (approx. 150,000 ft2)
 Procurement office in Fulshear, TX
 Field offices in Oklahoma City, OK and Warner Robins, GA
 AS9100 Rev B Certified
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Financially Stable
 Low debt-to-asset ratio
 Zero long term debt
 Thomas owns and maintains
 All Facilities
 Equipment
 Real-estate
 Ranked by D&B in top 1% of
companies in our industry
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Corporate Headquarters
Brookshire, Texas
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Engineering
Design
 Product Improvement at Customer’s Request
 Reverse Engineer Unsupported Items
 Solve Obsolescence Issues
Sustaining
 Support MRO Activities
 Interface with Customer
Testing
 Create Test Plans Based on Customer Requirements
 Design, Fabricate and Operate Test Equipment
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Engineering – Case Study
C-5 Nut Drive Actuator Control Assembly
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Unsupported OEM (price, leadtime)
Customer Driven Project
Reverse Engineer and Improve
Qualification and First Article Testing
Deliver Technical Data Package to
Customer
Improvements:
Deliverables:
 Improved Filtration
 Resolved Null Stroke Issues
 Updated seal package
(resolved obsolescence issues)
 Complete Technical Data
Package
 Qualification Reports
 First Article Units
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Manufacturing
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Precision Machining (true 5-axis)
Grinding (Profile, OD, ID)
Gear Cutting & Grinding (Broach, Hob, Shape)
Electrical Discharge Machining (EDM)
Lapping - Super Finish
Honing
Laser Etching (to include UID)
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MRO/ Assembly
Resources:
 Dedicated Facilities, Brookshire and Boerne
(approx. 40,000 ft2)
 Experienced Technicians
 Dedicated Workstations (by product, product line)
 Class 100,000 Clean Room
 In-House Coatings (top coat, primer, dry film)
 Engineering Support (in-house)
 Dedicated Program Managers
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Testing
Resources:
 Test Engineers
 Degreed Mechanical Engineers
 Experienced in Hydraulics, Electronics
and Mechanical Systems
 Experts in software design (controls, data
acquisition utilizing NI-Labview)
 Electrical Engineers
 Software / Hardware support
 In-House Fabrication of Test Stands & Fixtures
 Dedicated Fabrication Shop & Personnel
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Quality Management
 Quality System is certified to AS9100 Rev. B
 6 Zeiss CMMs operated by trained technicians and
Engineers
 NDT with Level II & III certified technicians on staff
 Materiallogy Lab for heat treat and microstructure
analysis
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Aircraft Structures
 Engine Mounts
 Thrust Reverser Beams
 Slat / Flap Tracks
 IFR Bell Cranks
 Airframe Components and Accessories
Aircraft Hydraulic Systems
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Hydraulic Manifolds
Spool & Sleeve Valves
Cartridge Valves
Servo Valves
Pumps
Motors
Electro-Mechanical Linear
Actuators ( EMLA’s )
C5 Flap Ball Screw Actuator
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Flight Control System Products
Angle Gear Box
Position Computers
Jack Screw Assemblies
Torque Tube
Gearboxes/Actuators15
Two Stage Actuator Assembly
(Telescoping)
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Flap Gearbox Assemblies
(New and Overhaul)
Flap Actuator Drive Assembly
Flap Angled Gearbox Assembly
Flap Power Pack Assembly
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B-52 Position Control Unit
(PCU)
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C5 Heavy Cargo Winch
(Overhaul)
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C5 Dual Power Cargo
Winch Cradle
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C5 Dual Power Cargo Winch
– Gearbox
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