Engineering Support

Mechanical Engineering

Accepting and converting most standard CAD file formats, while leveraging the latest 3D CAD/CAM software, the United Support Solutions-LMT, Inc. Engineering Department generates detailed solid models, machine programs, and fixturing to make your products quickly, accurately, and cost effectively. United Support Solutions-LMT, Inc. employs program nesting to maximize material usage and pass on cost savings to customers. Once we model your design, the use of a CAM system allows us to program direct to all CNCs, lasers, turrets, and machining centers. For customers who wish to work closely on design, we will openly share ideas to optimize performance of evolving or existing designs. Possessing decades of manufacturing expertise and industry experience, the United Support Solutions-LMT, Inc. engineering department brings the skills required to develop and manufacture your product precisely.

Reverse Engineering

For obsolete spares and defective parts, United Support Solutions-LMT, Inc. performs reverse engineering and re-engineering to increase reliability and availability of product.  Once the analysis and re-engineering is complete, United Support Solutions-LMT, Inc. manufactures prototypes and/or production units to verify visual, dimensional, and functional aspects.

The following are various levels of Reverse Engineering/Re-engineering performed by United Support Solutions-LMT, Inc.:

  • Drawing and Technical documentation review
  • Lifecycle Analysis
  • Reliability Prediction
  • Document, Repair, and Recreate
  • Prototype Development / Evaluation
  • Prototype Testing
  • Qualification Testing
  • Design Optimization and Recommendations

Design & Analysis

To optimize performance of existing, evolving, and new designs, United Support Solutions-LMT, Inc. comprises a team of technical and subject matter experts. United Support Solutions-LMT, Inc. performs investigations to seek out root causes of technical malfunctions and desirable product improvements.  For optimal design recommendations, United Support Solutions-LMT, Inc. focuses on process efficiency and lifecycle sustainment factors.

The United Support Solutions-LMT, Inc. full spectrum of engineering design and analysis services include:

  • Mechanical Analysis
  • Metallurgical Analysis
  • Stress Analysis
  • Dynamic Analysis
  • System Gap Analysis
  • Cost Analysis
  • Risk Analysis
  • Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
  • Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA)
  • Safety and Reliability Assessments
  • Acceptance Testing Development
  • Concurrent Design
  • New Product Introduction
  • Process and Product Optimization