LaDeau Industrial & Aerospace Hinge Manufacturer Serving California

If you think about it, a world without hinges would be, in essence, a world with very restricted movement.  These worth-their-weight-in-gold components date back to ancient civilizations which relied on them to operate everything from war machines, such as the catapult, to massive city gates that protected societal enclaves from invaders.

Hinges continue to serve the needs of today’s societies around the world in countless ways, and this is where LaDeau Manufacturing offers its expertise.  We manufacture hinges of all types, stocked and highly-customized, in an ISO-Certified environment to serve any type of need, anywhere – on the ground, in our oceans, and into the heavens.

Our California customers benefit from LaDeau’s history that spans more than 70 years.  It’s all about providing extremely high-quality industrial and aerospace hinges and hinge pins, at fair and competitive prices.  Nationwide and around the world, Original Equipment Manufacturers place their complete trust in LaDeau Manufacturing to supply industrial and aerospace hinges to meet their stringent requisites.  Whether simple or complex, stocked or customized, miniature or heavy-duty, LaDeau Manufacturing can manufacture any type of hinge for any type of application.


LaDeau’s Aerospace Hinges

Strict quality-control measures are executed for every hinge our company manufactures – preciseness is key and there is no room for error. Most of our clientele are aerospace professionals or distributors who come with comprehensive quality clauses and demands. Our Mil-Spec hinges and pins – such as MS20257, MS20001, and MS20253 – become, ultimately, destined for aerospace endeavors. LaDeau’s butt hinges, spring-loaded hinges, and continuous/piano hinges are commonly utilized for aerospace projects.

LaDeau’s aerospace hinges are also designed for commercial and military applications that range from basic to utterly unique. From tail assemblies on commercial aircraft, to solar-ray panels on satellites, to military helicopter blade components, LaDeau’s aerospace hinges are there to ensure seamless functionality.

LaDeau’s Industrial Hinges

LaDeau’s industrial hinges are in a league of their own since they are destined as non-consumer products due to their highly-specialized applications.  They possess extreme strength and unsurpassed robustness and serve a variety of mammoth industries that will not and cannot compromise on quality and reliability.   Industrial hinges can be in the form of continuous/piano hinges, butt hinges, spring-load varieties, and more which address the intricate needs of medical, military, agricultural, marine venues, and more.

LaDeau’s industrial hinges must have the capacity to combat extensive use and harsh abuse.  Hinges with a 3-hour fire rating are only one example. Then, there are elevated-freeway viaducts embedded with industrial hinges that reduce the transfer of bending stresses between structural components.  Hinges incorporated in radiation-shielding doors in medical facilities do their part to ensure maximized protection from neutron and gamma radiation. The uses for industrial hinges are limited only by the applications they serve.

Customized Industrial and Aerospace Hinges

Industrial and aerospace hinges are commonly customized – lengths, widths, hole patterns, forms, and other features can all be efficiently modified to suit unique requirements. Thanks to LaDeau’s vast pre-existing manufacturing arsenal and the versatility of our proprietary Universal tooling system, our California consumers enjoy minimized downtime, pin-point accuracy, and noticeable savings, when compared to the competition.

LaDeau’s Commitment to Excellence Will Never Waiver

Four cornerstone components continue to contribute to our company’s success and recognition statewide, nationwide, and worldwide.

***  Integrity – At LaDeau Manufacturing, our mission and philosophy rest on some very basic, yet critical, goals:  1) manufacture precision products 2) offer fair prices 3) maximize the efficiency of production and delivery without compromising quality and 4) generate honest, transparent relationships with all our consumers.

*** Expertise –  During WWII, our company’s founders joined forces with the Lockheed Corporation, which manufactured all variety of military aircraft.  Today, Lockheed Martin remains one of the most sophisticated military facilities in the US.

After the war, the aircraft industry was ripe for optimizing production as well as embracing new innovations.  Our founders took full advantage of the window of opportunity and emerged as an independent entity, LaDeau Manufacturing.  At that time, the company focused on the production of aircraft hinge assemblies.

Today, LaDeau Manufacturing serves national and global interests with a vast consumer base involved in marine, aerospace, military, industrial, agricultural, commercial and security ventures.

*** Quality – ISO compliance means our California customers can expect products of the highest caliber. Our production standards parallel our founders’ original commitment to apply stringent MIL-l-45208A standard to all LaDeau parts – military and commercial.

As an ISO-9001:2015 certified world-class hinge manufacturer, we are proud of our greater-than-99.8%  customer-acceptance rate. We are, also, independently certified by a variety of aerospace entities.

***  Capabilities –  LaDeau’s stringent quality control means every type of hinge can be depended on to perform with top-tier strength, alignment, and even-weight distribution.  A varied array of material and finish options are available – steel, domestic stainless steel, stamped domestic aluminum, or extruded aluminum – and our primary and secondary processes range from press brake forming to welding to plating and so much more.  And may we humbly boast that the talent within our tooling and engineering department is second to none!

Give Us A Call!

Call LaDeau Manufacturing, today, and we will address any inquiries you might have.  We look forward to speaking with you regarding any hinge need!

You can reach our Glendale, California office at:  818-240-3990 or 800-693-3990

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