LaDeau Industrial & Aerospace Hinge Manufacturer Serving Kentucky

Hinges – they have been embedded in cultures around the world for thousands of years with a genesis that remains an unknown.  What IS known, however, is the incredible impact these amazing devices have had on humanity for eons. From being used to operate catapults during ancient battles to directing solar-ray panels on space satellites, hinges have played, and continue to play, a pivotal role in every human endeavor.   At LaDeau Manufacturing, our industrial and aerospace hinges serve countless needs in the US, around the world, and in space!

Whether you need basic piano hinges that are stocked or highly-customized hinges, be assured our Industrial and Aerospace hinges are manufactured in an ISO-Certified environment in the United States.  Every hinge is meticulously inspected to stand up to the demanding, merciless environments found on foreign lands, within the depths of the seas, and within the near-perfect vacuum of outer space – LaDeau hinges are there to do their job and do it well!

The history of LaDeau Manufacturing goes back more than 70 years.  Original Equipment Manufacturers are only one entity that has placed its faith in our industrial and aerospace hinges for predictable reliability and robust strength.  Whether simple or complex, stocked or customized, miniature or heavy-duty, LaDeau Manufacturing keeps the industrial and aerospace venues moving, non-stop.


LaDeau’s Aerospace Hinges

Every hinge LaDeau manufactures is subjected to intense quality-control measures – that means scrutiny to the ‘Nth’ Degree’.  Many of our consumers are aerospace professionals who present exhaustive and exacting quality clauses and demands. We meet those demands down to the smallest of details to ensure hinges with the Ladeau name live up to their reputation.

Our Mil-Spec hinges and pins – such as MS20257, MS20001, and MS20253 – become, ultimately, destined for aerospace and other critically-important endeavors, with our butt hinges, spring-loaded hinges, and continuous/piano hinges also being used for this niche market.

LaDeau’s aerospace hinges are also designed for next-generation civilian and defense aviation that cover the application spectrum from every-day basic to uniquely off-beat.  From landing gear and brakes on commercial and military aircraft to instrumentation systems to military helicopter blade components, LaDeau’s aerospace hinges ensure the most critical mechanical functions operate seamlessly.

LaDeau’s Industrial Hinges

LaDeau’s industrial hinges are utilized around the world.  Industrial hinges are categorized as specialized, non-consumer products because of the incredibly demanding roles they must fulfill.  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, and marine venues to name a few.

LaDeau’s industrial hinges are meant to withstand extreme abuse.  Take, for example, hinges with a 3-hour fire rating or hinges incorporated in radiation-shielding doors or those used in off-shore drilling – these examples represent a mere sliver of how industrial hinges make the world’s operations run smoothly, safely, and predictably.  These hardware wonders – whether intricate or simplistic – are as indispensable as the wheel.

Customized Industrial and Aerospace Hinges

LaDeau Manufacturing is an industry leader in the customization of any type of hinge for any type of design.  LaDeau’s industrial and aerospace hinges are very often customized down to the smallest detail – lengths, widths, hole patterns, forms, identification, and other fine-tuned features can be intricately modified.  Thanks to LaDeau’s manufacturing arsenal and the versatility of our proprietary Universal tooling system, our customers experience low lead times, fair prices, and vast degrees of capability.

Our History and Our Integrity – You Won’t Find Better

Four corner-stone components have allowed our company to reach its mission statewide, nationwide, and worldwide:

***  Integrity – At LaDeau Manufacturing, our philosophy rests on essential and critical objectives:  1) manufacture precision products 2) offer fair prices 3) maximize the efficiency of production and delivery without compromising our hard-earned quality and 4) generate long-term personal relationships with every customer.

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

Timing was everything for our founders.  They knew the end of WWII opened a new and exciting realm of possibilities.  Their insight guided them to launch an independent entity: LaDeau Manufacturing.  The company focused on the production of aircraft hinge assemblies, but the company’s continued success prompted expansion into multiple industries.

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

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

As an ISO-9001:2015 certified world-class hinge manufacturer, we are proud of our more-than-99.9%  consumer-acceptance rate, in addition to being independently certified by a variety of aerospace entities.

***  Capabilities –  LaDeau’s quality-control measures ensure our hinges offer nothing less than top-tier quality, strength, alignment, and even-weight distribution.  Various material and finish options are available – steel, stainless steel, stamped aluminum, or extruded aluminum.

Our primary and secondary processes range from press brake forming to welding to plating and so much more.

Give Us A Call!

Call LaDeau Manufacturing, today, and we will address any inquiries you might have.

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

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LaDeau Manufacturing – Your Home for Hinges!