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Process-induced distortions are inevitable when carbon-fiber composites are manufactured. This induces considerable costs in today’s assembly processes since a significant amount of shimming is necessary. Today, there no consistent reference syst

Advances made in LOCOMACHS

The developed reference-element concept allows an unique definition of a single-coordinate system. Comparisons between simulation results, measurement data and the nominal design become easy since faulty best-fit comparisons are avoided. Part quality a

Contribution to LOCOMACHS High Level Objectives

  • Design and manufacturing rules defined and validated
  • Increased use of tolerance and variation management
  • Reduced recurring costs of shimming operations
  • Reduced recurring costs of dismantling operations
  • Reduced recurring costs through increased automation
  • Reduced NDI/NDT lead time
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Lead partner DLR
Other partner(s) DLR
Contact Erik Kappel
Applicability field(s) Accurate part manufacturing
Assembly automation
Best fit build philosophy
Maturity
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This information was last updated on 01/01/1970