Military equipment must meet stringent operational and quality standards to be viable for use in the extreme environments and harsh conditions typical of the defense industry. Durability, reliability, and high quality performance are also essential to any components used in these applications.

An AS9100 and ISO 9001:2015 certified manufacturer of high quality tubes and tubing assemblies, Woolf Aircraft Products, Inc. has gathered almost eight decades of experience to help meet and exceed these rigorous standards for all of our clients in various military industries.

We have proven our excellence to countless customers, including:

• General Atomics
• L3 Technologies
• BAE Systems
• General Dynamics Electric Boat
• Raytheon
• Northrop Grumman
• Defense Logistics

Our general focus is on tube fabrication, shaping, and assembling, with capabilities extending from 1–8 inch diameter tubing at production volumes ranging from 1–40,000 pieces. No matter what your project looks like, we will work meticulously to provide a product that meets your exact specifications. 

Common Applications

Tubes and tubing assemblies are standard components of defense technologies. Our defense industry clients find ample use for tubing within all terrains and military branches, including use in:

  • Exhaust and intake systems
  • Fire suppression systems
  • Handrails
  • Levers
  • Latches
  • Struts
  • Fuel lines
  • Cooling systems
  • Hydraulics
  • Castings with heating and cooling systems
  • Exhaust tips

Fabrication and Secondary Services Available

Our expertise lies in tube bending, fabrication, and assembly for diverse applications. Within that broad scope, we also offer industry-specific services such as mil-spec packaging and certified weld inspection. Other secondary services that may facilitate or enhance the tube and tube assembly manufacturing process include:

  • Passivation
  • Nickel and vacuum furnace brazing
  • Electropolishing
  • Anodizing
  • Powder coating
  • Heat treating
  • Annealing
  • Machining
  • TIG and MIG welding
  • Robotic welding
  • Orbital TIG welding
  • Brazing
  • X-ray and penetrant inspection

We offer a full range of metals to suit a variety of environmental conditions. Our most common materials for military applications include:

  • Titanium
  • Aluminum
  • Inconel
  • Stainless steel
  • Copper
  • Hastalloy
  • Mild steel
  • Aluminized steel
  • 5000 series aluminum
  • Copper-nickel
  • AL6XN
  • Exotic alloys (such as stainless steel 21-6-9, aluminum B210, and aluminum 7000 series)

Expert Tubing Assemblies by Woolf

At Woolf Aircraft Products, we are experts in tubing, whether the manufactured component is used in an airplane or a naval ship.

As a DFAR-regulated and ITAR-registered company, we pride ourselves on taking on challenging defense projects requiring tight radii, thin walls, or compound bend configurations, such as those that often end up in tight equipment enclosures. Our focus on providing exceptional service and quality extends to our materials as well: we offer full transparency about our material sourcing so that you can be confident in the product you receive.

To learn more about how our tubing fabrication capabilities can benefit your next defense project, request a quote today.

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