Results catalogue

Target Tg34-1A: Positioning of Front Spar into wing box following a specific trajectory. Hold Spar in position during assembly. Target Tg34-1B: Rough and fine positioning of Rib 3 into wing box using force feedback. Hold rib during drilling and fasteni

Advances made in LOCOMACHS

Automatic solution, follow build philosophy requirements. Quick and automatically removes and re-installs the spar to save lead-time. Reduced design time/cost due to the flexible nature of the Hexapod. Quick re-certification time when fixture is in pro

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
Lead partner PRODTEX
Other partner(s) MTC, UNISA, Chalmers
Contact Peter Helgosson
Applicability field(s) Accurate part manufacturing
Assembly automation
Assembly system simulations
Assembly tooling
Best fit build philosophy
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This information was last updated on 01/01/1970