Mil-Spec Hinge Pin Manufacturer Serving South Dakota

After more than 70 years of commitment to perfection the hinge pin manufacturing process, we’re proud to be a leading Mil-Spec hinge pin manufacturer serving South Dakota.

Our founders acquired their obsession with quality during WWII. When working for the Lockheed Corporation during the war, they learned what it meant to work flawlessly.

After the war, our founders started LaDeau to serve the post-war aircraft industry. They wanted to start a business that provided military-grade products to all consumers. Today we continue to fulfill that commitment.


Setting the Bar Above All Others

We take our role as a Mil-Spec hinge pin manufacturer serving our South Dakota clientele seriously. Our obsession with perfection starts with our commitment to meeting US Department of Defense (DoD) guidelines. These guidelines govern our:

  • Procedures, processes, practices, and methods
  • Technical requirements
  • Design criteria
  • Material types and sources

Our ISO-9001:2015 certified manufacturing ensures our South Dakota clients get hinge pins that they can trust. Like the DoD, our clients expect foolproof products. That’s why we conduct numerous in-house inspections. We don’t believe in complacency.

By maintaining DoD standards, we stick to a formula that’s tried and true. All aspects of our manufacturing are finely tuned for reliability. Sticking to the strictest standards in America ensures our products are fit for the most expensive machines in America.

But don’t take our word for it. We boast numerous independent certifications from our aerospace clientele. Furthermore, we’re proud to say we have a 99.8% acceptance rate from our customers. Our focus on excellence maintains our role as a top Mil-Spec hinge pin manufacturer serving South Dakota.

Ready for Any Request

After 70 years in the business we have all the tools and machinery necessary to take on any request. Whether it’s staking, pin spinning, powder coating, degreasing, passivating, plating, or more, we have the right tools for the job.

Unlike other Mil-Spec hinge manufacturers serving South Dakota, we do our tooling, office work, and manufacturing in-house. This guarantees we’re ready for whatever request you bring to us.

Our hinge pins are fully customizable down to their dimensions and finish. This allows us to serve a multitude of industries. Whether you need a hinge pin for an armored personnel carrier or medical-grade freezer, we’ll fit our hinge pins for the job.

Our team is also ready and able to take on late-notice orders. Because we keep our supply chain in one place, our South Dakota customers benefit from efficiency and speed. We don’t believe in hamstringing our clients along and waiting for various entities to help us finish our job. We put in the work you deserve.

A Passion for Perfection

Hinge customization is a specialty for LaDeau Manufacturing; and it is an area we perform with pride and passion. Hinges – whether piano, spring-loaded, precision and other types – can all be adapted and modified to ensure lengths, widths, hole patterns, forms, and other detailing will accommodate any out-of-the-ordinary demand. Thanks to LaDeau Manufacturing’s experience, and the versatility of our proprietary Universal tooling system, we can offer: 1) minimized fabrication and down-time 2) optimized repeatability 3) pin-point accuracy and 4) noticeable savings.

A Decades-Rich Reputation

We hold ourselves and our products to some of the highest standards known to South Dakota industrial customers. We’re used to dealing with high-stakes industries.

Holding ourselves to perfection isn’t for pride or wealth. It’s for trust.

The trust we’ve gained from our South Dakota clients is built on our unrelenting drive for excellence. Our team guarantees hinge pins that are:

*** Standardized – You can’t talk about Mil-Spec without bringing up standardization. Everything in the military down to the shine of your boots is specified. That’s because standardization is king when it comes to speed, consistency, and dependability.

We believe when you find a design that performs better than all others, stick with it. Our Mil-Spec hinge pins are engineered to sustain tremendous weights, immense pressures, and vigorous vibrations.

*** Reliable – Our Mil-Spec hinge pins are built for the most advanced equipment known to man. Even more, we know people rely on our hinge pins for their personal safety. To hold to the trust our clients place in us, we hold numerous in-house inspections to guarantee perfection.

*** Quality – The DoD isn’t looking for any ordinary commercial hinge pin. They need hinge pins that will hold the incredible weight of armored doors and provide the intricate functioning of exoskeleton joints. Our hinge pins meet those standards.

Our hinge pins can withstand chemical agents, unimaginable force, and extreme conditions. From prized workmanship to the finest materials, our hinge pins beat the rest.

*** Value – We know our customers have deadlines and budgets to meet. That’s why we not only provide the strongest and most reliable hinge pins on the market. We also offer the best deals.

We take our role as a world class Mil-Spec hinge pin manufacturer serving South Dakota seriously. We know our clients are looking to provide the same high-quality service to their own customers. That’s why we take speed and affordability to heart.

The LaDeau team cares about our relationships. We’ve gone out of our way time and time again to help our clients meet their needs. Whether you’re looking for an expedited order or an absurdly specific request, we’ll be more than happy to help.

Mil-Spec Hinge Pins Built to DoD Specifications

You can find our Mil-Spec hinge pins over the seas, under the seas, and in the far reaches of space. Now it’s time to bring them to South Carolina. Our goal is to provide the unsurpassed performance of Mil-Spec hinge pins to our community. That’s why we’re thrilled to provide South Carolina with Mil-Spec hinge pins meeting specifications including:

A-A-55486-1 through A-A-55486-5 specified stainless steel hinge pins available in passivated finish

MS20253 and AS20253 specified stainless steel hinge pins available in passivated or Cad-plated finish as well as finished with solid film lubricant (L) on demand

MS27990 specified hinge pins available in Aluminum (A), Brass (B), Stainless Steel (C), Steel (D) and Bronze (E)

Get in Touch With LaDeau!

We’re grateful to serve both civilian and government clients in South Carolina! Whether you know just the Mil-Spec hinge pin you need, or want help picking the right one, we’re here to help!

Contact our team at 818-240-3990 or 800-693-3990.

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