Traver IDC has been servicing the aerospace industry for many years. We have provided specialized products and services to over 30 accounts in this industry. Connecticut is one of the leading geographic centers of the aircraft and parts manufacturing sector of the U.S. The State of CT has "put their money where their mouth is" by providing a $900,000 economic development grant to provide technical assistance to CT Manufacturers in progressive manufacturing supporting this industry. Traver IDC is working with ConnStep, Leanovations, the Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology and the Northwest Regional Workforce Investment Board to implement lean practices at Traver IDC to better serve this market sector.
Products and services provided in this market include:
motor repair - special foreign DC motor repaired on rush emergency breakdown basis; servo armature turned and undercut; DC servo gearmotor overhauled and housing bored and resleeved.
contracting - troubleshoot variable frequency drive (VFD) for condenser pump; troubleshoot and repair 400Hz generators; complete installation of hopper controls including feeders and safety circuits.
supply - products provided to this industry sector include servo motors, operator interfaces, photoelectric sensors, drive isolation transformers, stacklights, 22mm pushbuttons and fuses.
engineering - supply, install, program and test new VFD thus extending factory warranty from 1 to 3 years. We are the sole authorized Cutler Hammer service center in the state of CT. Provide complete line upgrade including multiple operator interface units and custom designed software.
energy conservation - Provide (2) comprehensive energy upgrades and installation of power factor correction capacitors at a single site resulting in over $100,000 per year in energy savings and nearly $10,000 per year in maintenance savings. In addition, the aerospace customer's actions led to 585,292 gallons of oil NOT being burned, enough to provide electricity to 1150 homes for one year.
A partial list of customers served include:
- Alcoa - Howmet Turbine
- Barnes Aerospace
- Bauer Aerospace
- Doncasters - New England Airfoil Division
- Pratt and Whitney Aircraft