Michigan Piano Hinge Manufacturer & Supplier

LaDeau Manufacturing’s steel piano hinges are made in the USA from cold rolled steel in an ISO-Certified environment; and nowhere in the world will our Michigan clientele find stronger, more durable, metal-stamped piano hinges that can stand up to extreme use and abuse! LaDeau’s steel piano hinges are manufactured with the same equipment used to create the very-exacting MS20257 Mil-Spec hinges. Original Equipment Manufacturers within the US, and around the world, continue to rely on the high quality of LaDeau’s piano hinges to fully meet their demanding requirements.

Mil-Spec Piano Hinges

LaDeau’s Mil-Spec piano hinges are manufactured to meet MS20257, MS20001, MS35821 – MS35831 and A-A-55589 through A-A-55596 specifications. Mil-Spec hinge pin specifications include MS20253, MS27990, and A-A-55486. Stocked hinges, available in 72 inch lengths, come in a variety of materials and finishes, and can be cut to length and quickly modified to accommodate any need. LaDeau’s Mil-Spec hinges have served the needs of aircraft manufacturers around the world for more than 70 years.


Giving Customers What They Want

LaDeau’s basic piano hinges serve countless, every-day solutions; and LaDeau’s customized piano hinges fulfill any out-of-the ordinary applications. Altered details can include specific lengths, widths, hole patterns, forms and other modifications. Regardless of how intricate or unique your requests might be, you can consider it done! Saving our customers time and money is easily accomplished thanks to our Universal press technology. We are able to minimize fabrication time, shrink down-time, maximize repeatability, and create pinpoint accuracy.

Three Vital Components of LaDeau

*** Expertise – During WWII, LaDeau’s founders carried out their patriotic duty by serving the war effort with the Lockheed Corporation. Our founders contributed their knowledge and skills towards the production of numerous types of aircraft, including bombers. Once the war ended, post-war aircraft production gained immense momentum; and it was then that LaDeau Manufacturing became its own entity, focusing on aircraft hinge assemblies. If we fast-forward to the 21st Century, we find LaDeau Manufacturing catering to a myriad of industries, both nationally and globally– marine, aerospace, military, industrial, agricultural, commercial and security venues– which all depend on LaDeau Manufacturing’s 7 decades of fabrication expertise.

*** Quality – ISO compliance means our Michigan clientele can expect unsurpassed quality embedded in every product LaDeau manufactures. Our production standards reflect our founders’ original commitment to apply stringent MIL-l-45208A standards to all LaDeau parts – military and commercial. LaDeau Manufacturing is an ISO-9001 certified world-class hinge manufacturer with a 99.8% consumer-acceptance rate. We are also independently certified by a variety of aerospace clientele.

*** Capabilities – Any custom piano hinge requests, regardless of how unique, are all in a day’s work at LaDeau Manufacturing – it’s what we do! Bends, non-traditional hole diameters and shapes, dissimilar-sized hinge lengths & widths, and unique combinations & configurations all come together to craft custom piano hinges in a myriad of designs. LaDeau’s custom piano hinges provide the highest degree of strength, alignment, and even weight distribution. Various selections of materials and finish options are always available – steel, stainless steel, stamped aluminum, or extruded aluminum. Our primary and secondary processes range from press brake forming to welding to plating and more.

At LaDeau Manufacturing, we have manufactured millions of feet of continuous hinges from 0.008” (0.2mm) thin to 0.186” (4.72mm) thick in aluminum, stainless steel, steel, brass, and other specialty metals. We are substantially equipped to simplify your supply chain. Quick turnaround on quotations, short lead times, flexibility, and the most-competitive prices help us to forge ahead of our competitors in a constantly-changing world market.

With a history that spans more than 70 years, LaDeau Manufacturing is proud to serve industrial, aerospace, commercial, and defense sectors around the world.