Aerospace & Defense


The aerospace and defense industries require products with the highest levels of precision, accuracy, durability and reliability for the safe operation of aviation equipment to protect the lives of flight crew, passengers and soldiers on commercial and private aircraft and interstellar spacecraft (including space shuttles and satellites). Components and parts used in aerospace or military applications must be leak tight and temperature resistant to withstand the harsh operating conditions where they are subjected to extreme temperatures, pressures, stresses and vibrations. They also must also be manufactured within tight tolerances to achieve and maintain precision and exceptionally low failure rates to keep the machinery running smoothly for long periods of time. The slightest miscalculation can cause component and system failures in critical applications, resulting in severe consequences.

MDC has been a trusted partner and key supplier of precision vacuum products to the aerospace and defense industries since 1975. For over 45 years, we have enabled leading-edge designs for next-generation aerospace and defense applications with a wide range of high reliability products that meet these essential industries’ most stringent harsh environment and long operating-life requirements. Our premier proprietary ceramic-to-metal and sensor feedthroughs, ultra-high vacuum components and ultra-high purity weldments are engineered and manufactured with meticulous precision to enable mission success in the ultimate harsh environment of deep space.

An ITAR-certified supplier, MDC is fully compliant with the latest aerospace and defense industry standards and specifications. Fully equipped for production volumes from single-use prototypes to high volume blanket orders, we have the experienced team of experts and state-of-the-art equipment necessary to deliver even the most complex designs and ensure that all components are manufactured with the highest precision, purity and performance for the most demanding aerospace and defense applications. Our proven product solutions, extensive technology design and contract manufacturing expertise and world-class service and support make us a one-stop shop for our global customers’ aerospace and defense needs.

For more information about MDC’s comprehensive engineering design and manufacturing capabilities and how we can partner with you to optimize your latest aerospace or defense project, contact the MDC team of experts or request a quote for custom parts today.


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