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FAA Certified Repair Station (Part 145) Services

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Columbia Manufacturing, Inc. is an FAA certified repair shop (#U6LR858X) offering full-service capabilities. We repair components in the JT3D, JT8D, JT8D-200, JT9D, PW2000, PW4000, CFM56, CF6, GG8, FT8, GG4, FT4 families as well as power turbine vanes, bearing housing supports, inlet case inner duct assemblies, inlet case outer heat shield assemblies, inlet case assemblies, pressure tube coupling nuts, seal ring holders, air seals, center vent tubes, compressor stator support assemblies, oil strut assemblies, and combustion chamber assemblies.

We provide cleaning and abrasive blasting of parts up to 84" in diameter; bonding, including felt to metal applications; manual and CNC turning up to 74" in diameter; manual and CNC milling up to 84" in diameter; grinding; EDM; deburring and blending; forming, resizing and straightening up to 72" in diameter; and MIG, TIG, manual, and semi-automatic welding. Our capabilities also include spot and seam resistance up to 72" in diameter; manual and furnace brazing including honeycomb replacement; air and vacuum heat treatment; fluorescent penetrant inspection; acid etching; honeycomb acceptance testing; balancing; plasma spray; painting for protective coatings including anti-gall; and new repair development and DER services.

The table below outlines our FAA repair station service. If you would like additional information, please feel free to contact us today.

FAA Repair Station Services
FAA Repair Station Services


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FAA Repair Station Capabilities

FAA Repair Station Services Offered
  • Up to Ø84 in
Abrasive Blasting
  • Up to Ø84 in
  • Including Felt to Metal Applications
Turning Manual and CNC
  • Up to Ø74 in
Milling Manual and CNC
  • Up to 84 in
Electrical Discharge Machining
Deburring and Blending
Forming, Resizing and Straightening
  • Up to Ø72 in
  • MIG
  • TIG
  • Manual
  • Semi-Automatic
  • Automatic
  • Spot
  • Seam
  • Up to Ø72 in.
Brazing (Including Honeycomb Replacement)
  • Manual
  • Furnace
Heat Treatment
  • Air
  • Vacuum
Fluorescent Penetrant Inspection (FPI)
Acid Etch
Honeycomb Acceptance Testing
Plasma Spray
Painting for Protective Coatings Including Anti-Gall
New Repair Development and DER Services
Components Repaired
Components for the Following
Engine Families:
  • JT3D
  • JT8D
  • JT8D-200
  • JT9D
  • PW2000
  • PW4000
  • CFM56
  • CF6
  • GG8
  • FT8
  • GG4
  • FT4
Power Turbine Vanes
Bearing Housing Supports
Inlet Case Inner Duct Assemblies
Inlet Case Outer Heat shield Assemblies
Inlet Case Assemblies
Pressure Tube Coupling Nuts
Seal Ring Holders
Air Seals
Center Vent Tubes
Compressor Stator Support Assemblies
Oil Strut Assemblies
Combustion Chamber Assemblies
Automation Capabilities
Additional/Secondary Services Offered
Design for Manufacturability
  • Hardness Testing
  • Bond Strength Testing
  • Tensile Testing
  • Maganaflux Fluorescent Penetrant Inspection (NDT)
Metallurgical Laboratory
  • CMM
  • Comparator
  • Height Gauges
  • Pins
  • Gauges
  • Calipers
  • Micrometers
Industry Standards Met ANSI -American National Standards Institute
AS -Aerospace Industry Standard
  • AS9100 Rev. C
ASME -American Society of Mechanical Engineers
ASTM -American Society for Testing and Materials
FAA -Federal Aviation Administration - Part 145 
  • Certified Repair Station
ISO -International Organization for Standardization
  • 9001:2008
MIL-SPEC -Military Specifications
NADCAP -National Aerospace And Defense Contractors Accreditation Program
  • Accredited Vacuum Bracing and Heat Treating of Nickel Alloys
  • Accredited Welding
  • Accredited Plasma Spray Coating
  • Accredited Non Destructive Testing

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