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Repair and Overhaul
Repair and Overhaul
From obsolescence to complex requirements - we have solutions.
Thomas Instrument specializes in the design, manufacture, and repair/overhaul of precision aircraft actuation systems for the military aircraft industry. These complex products include complete gearbox assemblies, actuator assemblies, ballscrew assemblies, hydraulic and pneumatic motors, positioning computers, clutch & brake assemblies, winches, and hoists. Thomas Instrument provides innovative solutions to the most challenging requirements.
Repair and Overhaul

Thomas Instrument has the staff, equipment, experience, and facilities to perform repair and overhaul services on the most demanding aircraft products. Engineering management teams work closely with our skilled technicians ensuring overhaul projects are closely monitored. Controls are in place to insure contract requirements are met and documented. Experienced logistics experts proactively initiate teaming arrangements for parts availability, complementing the in-house manufacturing efforts to assure timely deliveries. These initiatives are aggressively pursued to completion, achieving total customer satisfaction.

Understanding the requirements is critical to Thomas' success. Thomas Instrument's innovative design capability utilizes the most advanced technologies. Thomas engineers are specialists in design, reverse, and sustaining engineering programs. Special emphasis includes gear and gearbox design, lubrication/cooling design, heat rejection, and weight control. The use of 3-D modeling, state-of-the-art software and manufacturing processes, plus years of experience enable Thomas to overhaul the most sophisticated actuation system assemblies available today.

Our stringent Repair & Overhaul process ensures each assembly is carefully disassembled, analyzed, and evaluated. Standard replacement components are automatically replaced, and all other items are carefully analyzed using exacting standards. Trouble areas are identified and product enhancement solutions are provided. Complicated and close tolerance machining is routinely performed, and highly trained and skilled technicians provide careful assembly with strict adherence to all technical specifications for each product. Complete product testing is done in our in-house test facilities to assure that all performance requirements are met for each product.

Thomas Instrument has years of experience in finding sound, economical solutions to your requirements. To enhance our customer support capability, Thomas has developed special relationships with companies that are leaders in specific fields. Program Managers "partner" with customers to achieve shorter turn around time, engineering support, and cost effective solutions to Repair & Overhaul requirements.

Thomas Instrument is certified to the AS9100C standard.