Thermal Protection Systems for
Spacecraft Manufacturing Processes

Hera Technologies is at the forefront of the global supply chain, providing new TPS flight components, integrated assemblies, and certified refurbishment of recovered mission hardware.

Our collaboration with Tier I and II customers has led to significant advancements in the development, implementation, and testing of new TPS materials and components, ensuring optimal material selection, manufacturability, and design.

Advanced Laminating and Bonding

Our laminating process involves layering composite materials to create strong, resilient structures essential for TPS. This method enhances the thermal resistance and structural integrity of the components, making them capable of withstanding the extreme conditions of space. Bonding further secures these layers, ensuring a cohesive unit that maximizes protection and durability.

High-Speed Machining and Tooling

Hera Technologies harnesses the power of high-speed machining and tooling, particularly with our 5-axis capabilities, to sculpt and refine TPS materials with exceptional precision. This approach allows for the creation of complex geometries and intricate designs essential for the unique requirements of spacecraft TPS, ensuring optimal fit and performance.

High-Speed Machining and Tooling

Hera Technologies harnesses the power of high-speed machining and tooling, particularly with our 5-axis capabilities, to sculpt and refine TPS materials with exceptional precision. This approach allows for the creation of complex geometries and intricate designs essential for the unique requirements of spacecraft TPS, ensuring optimal fit and performance.

Core Cutting Mastery

Our proficiency extends to core cutting, utilizing advanced techniques such as:

5-Axis Routing and Milling: These methods enable us to efficiently shape and contour TPS materials, accommodating complex designs and ensuring precise adherence to specifications.

Ultrasonic Knife Cutting: This innovative technique is employed for its precision and ability to cut through high-density materials without compromising the integrity of the TPS.

Laser Cutting: For the ultimate precision and clean edges, our laser cutting process allows for the meticulous shaping of materials, essential for the intricate components of spacecraft TPS.

Precision Machining of Tight Tolerances

The hallmark of our manufacturing process is our ability to achieve tight tolerances through precision machining. This level of accuracy is crucial in the aerospace industry, where every micron matters. Our state-of-the-art equipment and skilled technicians ensure that each component of the TPS not only fits perfectly but also performs reliably under the harsh conditions of space.

Hera Technologies’ Commitment to Excellence

At Hera Technologies, our commitment to innovation, precision, and quality drives our manufacturing processes. By leveraging advanced techniques such as laminating, bonding, high-speed machining, and precision tooling, we are at the forefront of producing specialized Thermal Protection Systems for spacecraft. Our dedication to excellence ensures that we meet the rigorous demands of space exploration, contributing to the safety and success of missions beyond our atmosphere.

Hera Technologies’ Commitment to Excellence

At Hera Technologies, our commitment to innovation, precision, and quality drives our manufacturing processes. By leveraging advanced techniques such as laminating, bonding, high-speed machining, and precision tooling, we are at the forefront of producing specialized Thermal Protection Systems for spacecraft. Our dedication to excellence ensures that we meet the rigorous demands of space exploration, contributing to the safety and success of missions beyond our atmosphere.

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Safety and Innovation at Hera Technologies

Our commitment to safety is evident in our controlled manufacturing environments, dust collection systems, and stringent safety protocols. Our innovative approach has led to recognition in the industry, including a Quality Excellence Award from Blue Origin in 2023.

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