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ATK is housed in a modern, 104,000 square feet facility.  There are 20,000 sq. ft. of office space within this facility.  The rest of the building is dedicated to manufacturing operations.   All ATK employees and operations are housed within this facility.  There are no off-site facilities or personnel.

 

ATK's Facility in Commerce, California

Engineering

Our Engineering department is recognized as a world leader in tank design and development. 

 
 
Machine Shop

World class machining capability. Dedicated to titanium tank machining.

> 37,000 sq. ft floor space

72" Diameter Capability

Extensive Equipment

 
 

 

 
Welding

ATK's weld shop is recognized as the world leader in titanium welding for satellite propellant tanks.

All fusion welding takes place in inert environment chambers housed in a 3,200 sq. ft. class 10,000 clean room. 

Capability to weld tanks up to 54" dia X 140" length.

A separate PMD assembly area provides for precision subassembly.

 
 
Processing

ATK's extensive processing capabilities include:

Heat treat furnace with rapid water quench

Dedicated titanium vacuum heat treat furnace

Elastomeric rubber manufacturing and diaphragm molding facilities

Cleaning, powder blast, and other manufacturing support  operations.

Additional Processing Facilities

 
     
NDE, Inspection, and Testing

ATK has extensive modern facilities dedicated to the non-destructive examination of tanks as well as inspection and acceptance testing. Facilities and equipment include:

3 fracture critical radiographic chambers

2 fracture critical fluorescent penetrant chambers

Materials Lab for physical and detailed inspection of material properties.

2 large vacuum external leak test chambers.

explosion-proof facility for alcohol  bubble point testing of PMDs.

Static load test facility.

Extensive additional facilities.

Additional Test Capabilities