Garland Operations Finishing and Assembly

Dedicated to Delivering the Highest-Quality
Products Available

General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems Garland Operations is a fully integrated metalworking facility dependent on outside sources only for raw materials. Garland Operations has the ability to design and manufacture all special tooling and equipment required for any project no matter how complex.

Located in Garland, Texas within the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems – Garland occupies 600,000 square feet of facilities spread over 38 acres.

We are a leading manufacturer of precision aerospace details, assemblies and forgings, as well as defense products for military applications. Included in our capabilities is a wide range of metalworking machinery for small quantity to full production runs. This includes machines for detailed sheet metal part fabrication, precision machining, hot and cold forming, precision and conventional forging, heat treating, welding, chemical coating and painting.

Our metal fabrication capabilities cover a wide spectrum of metals from high-strength ferrous and non-ferrous metals to the more exotic metals such as titanium or magnesium.

 




 
   

PRODUCTION CAPABILITIES

   
















 


FORMING
Hydro-forming
Stretch forming
Deep draw forming
Sheet metal stamping
Laser cutting
Tube bending
Pipe cold & hot swaging
Closed die forging

MACHINING
4-axis turning
4-axis milling
5-axis machining
Grinding

TOOLING
Forging closed & open dies
Drop hammer dies
Punch and break press dies
Weld fixtures
Machining fixtures
Coating tooling
Assembly jigs
Inspection gages & fixtures


 


JOINING
Gas Metal Arc Welding
Gas Tungsten Arc Welding
Inertia friction welding
Robotic welding
Spot welding
Submerged arc welding
Seam welding

HEAT TREATING

Aging
Normalizing
Austenetizing
Quenching (salt, water, polymer)
Tempering

FINISHING

Caustic etching
Zinc phosphating
Iron phosphating
Spray painting
Paint curing