Special Processes

Special Processes are a key part of Leonardo's Electronics business's products and we take pride in working with the best. Where Special Processes are called up on a Leonardo PO or Manufacturing Pack, all utilised Special Processors must be NADCAP-approved or Leonardo-approved. Where Leonardo-specific standards are being processed, Leonardo's prior approval is essential.

Special Processes are typically but not limited to the following tables:

Commodity / Processes

Heat Treating
Chemical Processing
Non-destructive Testing
Metallic Materials Manufacturing
Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Manufacture
Penetrant Flaw Detect
Forging / Casting
PCB Assembly (Incl. Soldering)
Aluminium Heat Treating
Electroless Plating
Anodise Flaw Detect
Cable and Harness Assemblies
Magnetic Particle Inspection
Conformal Coating
Gas/Ion/Plasma Nitriding
Chemical Conversion Coatings
Ultrasonic Testing
Hot Isostatic Pressing
Radiographic Inspection Testing
Induction Hardening
Painting & Dry-Film
Eddy Current Inspection Testing
Etching & Chemical Cleaning

Commodity / Processes

Materials Testing
Nonconventional Machining
Non Metallic Materials Testing
Chemical Analysis
Electrochemical Machining
Mechanical Testing
Adhesive Bonding
Mechanical Testing
Electrochemical Grinding
Physical Testing
Resin Film Infusion (RFI)
Electrical Discharge Machining
Chemical Testing
Metal Bonding
Micro Indentation Hardness Testing
Laser Beam Machining
Thermal Testing
Core Processing
Corrosion Testing
Laser Part Marking
Flammability Testing
Liquid Resin Processing
Spark Erosion Grinding

If in doubt whether a process NOT in the list is regarded as a Special Process, please email special.process@leonardo.com for clarification.