Since 1941, Sterling Engineering has provided large-diameter machining services to the aerospace and ground power generation industries. With extensive VTL (vertical turret lathe) capabilities, vast experience with exotic, refractory metals, and an unparalleled level of customer service, Sterling brings unique capabilities to our customers’ most challenging requirements.

Site Overview:

  • Located in Barkhamsted, CT
  • 75,000 square feet
  • Sterling is a leading manufacturer of complex jet engine and helicopter components including:
    • Diffuser Cases
    • Exhaust Cases
    • Swash Plates
    • Mount Rings
    • HPC Split Cases
    • Air Seal Rings
    • Intermediate Cases
    • Inlet Guide Vane Cases
    • Hubs Airfoils and Fan Blades
    • Fan Cases
    • Compressor Cases
  • Sterling supplies some of the world’s largest gas and steam turbine manufacturers with large precision components, including:
    • Compressor Disk Rings
    • Stator Vanes and Rotors
    • Rotor Disks
    • Vane Segments
    • Split Rings
    • Cases
    • Steam Generator Partitions
    • Fan Blades

Sterling’s Mission

Sterling Engineering is a progressive, high-quality, low-cost producer of complex, precision machined parts and assemblies in sizes ranging from six inches to six feet, in production quantities, for high technology manufacturing companies.

We provide flexible, responsive, highly reliable service to customers in the aerospace, power generation, and industrial machinery industries, as well as other high technology markets wherever they exist.

We pursue continuous rapid improvement.

Specializes In

  • Complex Turning and Milling up to 120” (3000 mm)
  • Horizontal and Vertical Turning
  • 3-, 4- and 5-Axis Milling
  • CMM Inspection
  • Materials range from Aluminum to High-Temperature Nickel Alloys (Waspaloy, Inconel and more)

The Sterling Engineering Company

236 New Hartford Rd

Barkhamsted, CT 06063

Phone: +1860-379-3366


Industries Served

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Aerospace

A reputation for precision machining of highly complex jet engine and helicopter components built over 70 years.
We are capable of providing you with reliable, cost-effect solutions to your machining needs.

  • State-of-the art CNC technology
  • Multiple CMM stations in a climate-controlled environment
  • Machining a variety of materials including titanium, Waspaloy, Inconel and stainless steel

Products

The following is a short list of products we have developed for the aerospace industry:

  • Diffuser Cases
  • Exhaust Cases
  • Swash Plates
  • Mount Rings
  • HPC Split Cases
  • Air Seal Rings
  • Intermediate Cases
  • Inlet Guide Vane Cases
  • Hubs Airfoils and Fan Blades
  • Fan Cases
  • Compressor Cases

Power Generation

We have been supplying some of the worlds largest gas and steam turbine manufacturers with large, precision components, demanding exacting precision for the last 40 years.

Hundreds of turbines in the field with Sterling Engineering components prove our solid track record in the industry.

Within the last four years, Sterling branched out into wind power by machining large hub components and couplings.

Products

The following is a short list of products we have developed for the power generation Industry.

  • Compressor Disk Rings
  • Stator Vanes and Rotors
  • Rotor Disks
  • Vane Segments
  • Split Rings
  • Cases
  • Steam Generator Partitions
  • Fan Blades

Heavy Industry

A reputation for precision machining of large, complex industrial and oil and gas components built over 70 years.

We are capable of providing you with reliable, cost-effective solutions to your machining needs.

  • State-of-the art CNC technology
  • Welding
  • Multiple CMM stations in a climate controlled environment
  • Machining in a variety of materials including cast Iron, aluminum, stainless, titanium, Waspaloy and Inconel

Products

The following is a short list of products we have developed for Heavy Industry.

  • Valve Bodies
  • Air Compressor Cases
  • Swash plates
  • Mounting Rings
  • Housings
  • Marine Gear Housings
  • Actuator Housings