Results catalogue

An innovative method for positioning ribs/stringers on a wing skin was developed FP7 project CESAR, where cured stringers were positioned on an uncured skin by gripping them at the ends and thus holding them in position during cure. Accuracy of this me

Advances made in LOCOMACHS

The benefit of this technology is possibility to reduce the amount of tooling used for co-bonding.

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 NLR
Other partner(s) EADS-IW, IAI
Contact Marcelo Müller
Applicability field(s) Accurate part manufacturing
Assembly automation
Assembly system simulations
Best fit build philosophy
Maturity
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This information was last updated on 01/01/1970