Aerospace Technology Access Centre

Edouard-Montpetit College

Saint-Hubert, QC


CTA is a college centre specializing in applied research and technology transfer, affiliated with Cégep Édouard-Montpetit. CTA's mission is to support the aerospace industry and provide customers and partners, mainly SMEs, with applied research services to increase their knowledge, productivity and competitiveness, and the quality of their products, processes and services.

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CTA Francis Archambault

Francis Archambault
Assistant General Manager


5555 place de la Savane, Saint-Hubert, QC J3Y 8Y9

Services offered in: English and French

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  1. Aeronautics
  2. Composites
  3. Inspection (metal and composites) - NDT
  4. Transportation
  5. Machining
  6. Robotization


  1. Advanced Manufacturing
  2. Aerospace
  3. Automotive and Surface Transportation
  4. Chemicals and Plastics


Equipment Function

Halt & Hass laboratory

Composites laboratory

400-ton Eagle press Composites laboratory equipment
150-ton Wabash press Composites laboratory equipment
Pyradia oven Composites laboratory equipment
ASC Process Systems autoclave Composites laboratory equipment
GERBER DSC 2500 automated cutting tables Composites laboratory equipment
Keyence VHX-200E digital microscope Composites laboratory equipment
MTS fatigue-testing system Composites laboratory equipment
Gerber DSC 2500 Composites laboratory equipment
TSL Aerospace preforming table Composites laboratory equipment
RADIUS injection system Composites laboratory equipment
Controlled environment laminating room Composites laboratory equipment

Non-destructive testing laboratory

Conventional ultrasound devices (OLYMPUS, GE) Non-destructive testing laboratory equipment
Glider 2-axis mechanical scanner (OLYMPUS) Non-destructive testing laboratory equipment
TELOPS infrared thermography camera and “Line scan” inspection system mounted on an ABB robot. Non-destructive testing laboratory equipment
Shearography system on tripod (DANTEC DYNAMICS) Non-destructive testing laboratory equipment
TECNAR laser-ultrasound system mounted on an ABB robot Non-destructive testing laboratory equipment
32/128 phased-array ultrasonic system (ZETEC) Non-destructive testing laboratory equipment

Robotic laboratory

KUKA KR 500-F-MT robot Robotic laboratory equipment
KUKA KR 300 R2500 F ultra robot Robotic laboratory equipment
Fanuc M-710iC/50 robot Robotic laboratory equipment
Fanuc M710iC/70 robot Robotic laboratory equipment
PRO CMM Optical Tracker from NDI Robotic laboratory equipment
CREAFORM system Robotic laboratory equipment

Metrology laboratory

Mitutoyo CMM 3-D measuring machine Metrology laboratory equipment
Makino a81M 5-axis machining centre for titanium, Inconel and Waspaloy® Metrology laboratory equipment
Mori Seiki NT 4200/1500 SZ machining and turning centre Metrology laboratory equipment
Huron K2X8 5-axis machining centre Metrology laboratory equipment