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Spatial
Precision mechanics
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Defence
Precision mechanics
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Aeronautical
Precision mechanics

SOFOP

Complex prototype machining, Small to medium sized runs manufacturing

SOFOP is specialised in the manufacturing and assembling of:

  • Hydraulic elements for actuators, shock absorbers, crankcase …
  • Engine parts and attachment fitting
  • Landing gear components
  • Door opening/closing mechanisms

SOFOP combines state of the art manufacturing techniques with an ultra-efficient machine park and optimised manufacturing through multiple shifts.

Know-how

  • Industrialisation (Creation of manufacturing dossier, Design to cost), SOFOP
  • CNC programming and simulation
  • Machining of various materials :
  • Light alloys (Aluminium, Magnesium, …)
  • Hardened metals (Stainless steel, Titanium, Inconel, …)
  • Complete production cycle : 
    • Turning : from Ø5mm to Ø1100mm with a length up to 1500mm
    • Continuous 5-Axis milling; Dimensions up to 1200x1000x1000
    • 5-Axis gantry milling machine: Dimensions up to 8000x2250x450SOFOP
    • Rectification, Polishing
    • Deburring, Tribofinition, Marking
    • 3D and conventional means of control.
    • Subcontracting management (foundry, Boiler-making, Heat treatment, Special processes …)
    • Logistic entity ( Production-flow management, Subcontractors, Procurements)
    • Purchase entity ( Common industrial items, Aeronautical standards, …)
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Technology and ressources

SOFOP combines innovative milling technologies with an efficient machine parkSOFOP

  • 30 lathes and milling machining (3, 4 et 5 axes)
  • 15 cylindrical and surface grinders
  • 7 cylindrical and surface honing machines
  • 2 wire and die-sinking electro-discharge machines (CN 5Axis)
  • Conventional turning and milling machines
  • Other processes : deburring, polishing, marking
  • CAD/CAM softwares : MASTERCAM; MISSLER; VERICUT

-> DOWNLOAD of the Machine park, Assembly means, Metrology, Inspection and tests