Tie-Downs

Alcoa offers unique, time-, labor- and money-saving alternatives to traditional steel tie-downs, often utilizing explosively bonded joints for aluminum deck applications, fully capable of securing aircraft, tanks, heavy tactical vehicles and cargo.

These next generation Alcoa tie-downs are strong, corrosion-resistant and allow for unmatched ease-of-maintenance and replacement, all while saving precious weight.

Alcoa Flight Deck Tie-Downs

  • Lower operating costs by cutting change-out time – by 50%
  • Offer equal performance at lighter weight, improving ship stability
  • Typically can remove multiple tons of weight per ship – there are hundreds per ship
  • Employ installation welds that completely seal decking voids
  • Utilize self-aligning features, easing installation
  • Feature crossbars that are fully maintainable from deck – does not require welder
  • Already in service

Alcoa Mission Bay Tie-Downs

  • Lower operating costs by cutting change-out time
  • Offer equal performance at lighter weight, improving ship stability
  • Typically can remove multiple tons of weight per ship – there are hundreds per ship
  • Utilize self-aligning features, easing installation
  • Are fully maintainable from deck
  • Already in service

Competencies 

  • ABS certified design
  • Designed for corrosion management
  • Optimized for weight reduction, maintenance
  • U.S. manufactured
  • Utilizes automotive production systems to reduce overall cost, improve quality

Why Alcoa

  • Leaders in strong, lightweight solutions
  • Driven to innovate
  • Proven manufacturing prowess
  • Excellent working relationship and reputation with OEMs, DoD