North Carolina Piano Hinge Manufacturer & Supplier

At LaDeau Manufacturing, we are globally recognized for our robust aluminum, stainless steel, and steel piano hinges, which are fabricated using the same equipment used to craft the very-precise MS20257 Mil-Spec hinges. Original equipment manufacturers in the US, and around the world, place their faith in the quality of LaDeau’s piano hinges to meet their demanding requirements. Our steel piano hinges are American-made of cold rolled steel in an ISO-Certified environment, ensuring extreme quality, and unsurpassed strength and durability. Our aluminum and stainless steel piano hinges are Made in USA, and from American-origin raw material. Our North Carolina clientele will not find a more substantial, more dependable metal-stamped piano hinge, anywhere, in the world!

Mil-Spec Piano Hinges

LaDeau’s Mil-Spec piano hinges are made to 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 of 72” length are available in a variety of materials and finishes, and can be cut to length and quickly modified to accommodate any customized function. Globally recognized aircraft manufacturers have trusted LaDeau’s Mil-Spec hinges for more than 70 years.


Whatever the Need, We have You Covered

LaDeau’s basic piano hinges serve countless, every-day solutions; and LaDeau’s customized piano hinges cater to any unusual requirements. Modified features can include specific lengths, widths, hole patterns, forms and other detailing to tailor-fit any out-of-the-ordinary request.

At LaDeau, we can say with absolute confidence that we manufacture and supply the best metal-stamped piano hinges you will find anywhere on the world market! Doing our part to ensure you save time and money is our goal, as well. Through the utilization of our Universal press technology, we are able to greatly reduce fabrication time, minimize downtime, maximize repeatability and create pinpoint precision.

As a top-tier world leader in piano hinge fabrication, LaDeau Manufacturing takes the lead, due to:

*** Decades of Expertise – In 1946, LaDeau’s founders passionately served the war effort by contributing their knowledge, skills, and insight with the Lockheed Corporation which produced a variety of aircraft. Today, Lockheed Corporation is one of the most strategic military facilities in the US.

Once WWII ended, the post-war aircraft industry was ripe for continued production; and it was then that LaDeau Manufacturing branched out to become its own entity, focusing on aircraft hinge assemblies. Today, LaDeau serves a myriad of national and global industries, including marine, aerospace, military, industrial, agricultural, commercial and security customers. Our passion for product excellence has continued for more than 70 years.

*** Unsurpassed Quality – ISO compliance means our North Carolina clientele receive unparalleled quality in each and every product LaDeau manufactures. Our exacting production standards reflect a continuation of our founders’ original commitment to apply stringent MIL-l-45208A standard to all LaDeau parts – military and commercial. As an ISO-9001 certified world-class hinge manufacturer, LaDeau Manufacturing ships at a 99.8% consumer-acceptance rate. Additionally, we are independently certified by a variety of aerospace constituents.

*** Numerous Capabilities – No matter how unique or out-of-the-ordinary a request might be, for customized piano hinges, consider it done. If you can imagine it, LaDeau can create it! Bends, non-traditional hole shapes and diameters, dissimilar-sized hinge lengths/widths, and unique combinations & configurations come together to create custom piano hinges of endless varieties. LaDeau’s custom piano hinges provide the highest caliber of strength, alignment, and even-weight distribution. A varied array of 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 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 fully equipped to simplify your supply chain. Rapid turnaround on quotations, short lead-times, flexibility, and the most competitive prices help us to maintain our lead in a very competitive and evolving world market. With more than 70 years behind us, LaDeau Manufacturing continues to forge ahead to meet the crucial needs of industrial, aerospace, commercial, and defense sectors in every corner of the globe.

When it comes to any type of piano hinge:

~ If you need it, we’ll have it! ~