FREEMAN MARINE is an ISO 9001:2008 REGISTERED firm with an 85,000+ sq.ft. (7900sq.mtr.) integrated fabrication facility operated following lean manufacturing techniques.
DESIGN: SolidWorks, AutoCAD, 3-D Modeling, FEA.
FABRICATION: Frame and Panel makers, specialty shape bending (automated extrusion benders, CNC press brake forming, plat rolls), aluminum / steel / stainless steel welding (MIG/TIG), MIL-W-248C welding process.
MACHINE SHOP: Milling, spline cutting, grinding, drilling, turning, sawing, broaching, plasma cutting, CNC equipment.
FOUNDRY: Aluminum green sand castings, small to medium runs, mold size from ounces to 200+ pounds, large flat & thin parts, specialty, 356 and 535 alloys, 10,000 sq. ft. foundry space with full travel overhead bridge crane.
ASSEMBLY: Bolt, rivet, weld, bond, press, clamp, advanced adhesive and insulation techniques as well as specialized assembly methods.
FINISHING: Vibratory surface conditioning, shot and sand blasting, sanding, polishing, painting - crossflow and down draft booths (up to 18' assemblies in one piece) - prep/primer/topcoat, powder coating, passivation, electro polish, heat treating, heat/environment controlled applications.
QUALITY CONTROL: ISO 9001:2008 registered, dimensional inspection, MIL-I-45208A approved systems, calibrated test devices, material control, nondestructive testing — weld testing (penetrant, radiographic), leak testing (ultrasonic, hydrostatic, air jet, pneumatic, chalk), chemical and physical analysis, salt spray corrosion testing, sand laboratory for casting process control.
FREEMAN MARINE EQUIPMENT HEADQUARTERS AND MANUFACTURING FACILITY
PATTERN MAKING: Wood, metal, plastic and master pattern production for sand castings, aluminum match plate construction, gating and riser development and pattern repair.
TOOL & DIE MAKING: Precision prototype and production tool and die design development and fabrication.
INVENTORY: Standard size doors & hatches “in-stock” for immediate shipment. Replacement gaskets and parts, large supply of specialty gasket shapes.
MATERIAL HANDLING: Multiple shop length overhead bridge cranes covering all fabrication cells for handling large fabrications and plate; specialized fixtures for series production and special custom fabrication.
PACKAGING: Fiber box and export compliant wood crating for ocean and air shipment; custom bar coding available.
VALUE ADDED: Specialized sourcing, consulting and project management.