Chemical Machining & Etching Services

Traveling Wave Tube Radar Systems

Tecomet offers a wide range of radar system and traveling wave tube design, development, engineering, and manufacturing services. Products include shadow and control grids for traveling wave tube radar systems, which have critical applications in radar and space communication systems.

Tecomet is able to create products that conform to the following specification ranges:

  • Tolerances: +/- 0.0002 inches (0.005 millimeters), or 10% of material thickness
  • Material thickness ranges: 0.001 inches to  0.010 inches (0.025 millimeters to 0.25 millimeters)
  • Sizes: Up to 24 inches (60 centimeters), length by width
  • Available materials: Copper, beryllium copper, tungsten, molybdenum, hafnium
  • Standards conformance: ISO 9001: 2015, ISO 13485:2016, AS 9100

Project scopes include process development,  prototyping, process validation and production scale-up.

High-Quality TWT Products

Since 1963, Tecomet has been a recognized leader in net shape forging, photochemical etching, precision machining, complex assembly, and critical component joining services. Our Boston-area manufacturing facilities are outfitted with state-of-the-art technologies. Through our ongoing commitment to innovation and performance excellence, we are able to create engineered solutions that exceed client expectations and conform to even the most rigorous specifications.

Tecomet delivers burr-free and stress-free grids that meet extremely tight tolerance guidelines.

Contact Tecomet

To learn more about our twt products or processes, request a quote, or contact a Tecomet team member about your project, submit your inquiry using our secure online form and we will be in touch promptly to answer your questions. You may also reach us at 978-642-2400.


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