About WRC Aero / Capabilities

Western Reserve Controls has provided electronic products and solutions to our customers in harsh industrial and aerospace applications. WRC combines concept, design and layout, prototyping, testing, production, sub-system assembly and certification to deliver the appropriate solution, employing rugged I/O and embedded systems expertise.

WRC has expertise in several different varieties of controllers, including motor controllers, water tank heater controllers, fuel tank switches, and communication interfaces. Some of our solutions include converting analog and pneumatic controls to digital, which results in a reliable, faster, lighter and more cost-effective system.


Design, prototyping, and production of automation and communication electronic components for aeros​pace in Akron, OH since 2000.

Specializing in providing electronic solutions to Tier 2 & 3 Aerospace Electro-Mechanical OEMs.
Technologies 
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​​Communications
  • CAN bus and CAN protocols – DeviceNet™, J1939 and CANopen, Custom protocols
  • Ethernet – General Ethernet, EtherNet/IP™, Modbus/TCP
  • Serial – RS-232, RS-485, RS-422, Modbus 
  • Fiber – multi-mode, single-mode
​​Analog Signal Conditioning
  • Wide range of analog I/O and sensor inputs
    • mA, mV, and V
    • RTD, T/C
    • Potentiometers
    • Strain gage
  • Filtering and isolation
​​Intrinsic Safety
  • CAN bus barrier 
  • IS I2C sensor nodes
 Discrete I/O and Solid-State Relays
  • Industrially hardened input/output circuits
  • Power electronics and power switching
  • Low-power sensor/actuator interfaces
  • 4000V isolation and filtering
  • Brushed and brushless motor control
Manufacturing Services

  • High-mix, low-volume SMT and through-hole manufacturing facility
  • Conformal coating available
  • Contract manufacturing available
  • ISO-9000 process
Custom-Engineered Solutions
  • Product life cycle support and obsolescence management
  • Project management
  • Specification creation, PCB/hardware design and layout
  • Rapid prototype development
  • DO-160 expertise
  • Custom Electronic packaging
  • Six-Segment State Gate Product Development Process
  • Embedded Firmware/software development (Assembly, C, C#, VB, etc.)
  • Electro-mechanical design (2D, 3D)
  • RoHS conversion and compliance, CE/UL compliance
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