A Canadian Leader in Space Machining
Macfab has been a leader in CNC machining for the space industry for decades. Our clients continue to select us for our deep knowledge of regulatory requirements, thorough record-keeping and traceability of materials, and cleanroom-ready parts delivered directly to our customer’s assembly area. Our range as a total solution space components parts manufacturer includes a full selection of services to enable our customers to maintain and grow their market share in the highly competitive space industry.
Macfab’s precision CNC machining services have been instrumental in producing sun sensors, gyroscopes, and other essential satellite components used in today’s space initiatives. From earth observation satellites to attitude determination and control, our high precision, tight tolerance work is found in many mission-critical space components.
MacFab has a long history of collaborating with the University of Toronto (U of T). Today, Macfab is working with U of T’s renowned Institute for Aeronautics and Space (UTIAS) as they develop micro and nanosatellites to further human knowledge and extend their capabilities into space.
In the space & satellite sector, Macfab is observing a trend of optical systems, gas analyzers, mass spectrometers, and ion mobility detectors becoming integrated onboard the latest satellites. Macfab has deep expertise in these technologies and industry sectors from working with leading instrument developers and manufacturers.
Macfab continues to develop its capabilities to better serve our customers in the space sector, by investing in:
- Multiple-part cleaning methods
- Microscopic assembly
- Vacuum packaging