Results catalogue

The new assembly method introduced in LOCOMACHS means that large product modules , like the wing covers , are to be held by sub-fixtures during the assembly process. The sub-fixtures are to be lifted in to the assembly area and located to the main ass<

Advances made in LOCOMACHS

Increased accuracy for the product due to better ability to optimize the positioning of sub-fixtures relative to the main jig. Quicker recalibration of the fixtures. Also other applications in the aircraft industry can make use of the shim box abilit

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 LIU
Other partner(s) GKN, SAAB, MTC, PRODTEX
Contact Gilbert Ossbahr
Applicability field(s) Assembly system simulations
Assembly tooling
Best fit build philosophy
Design for assembly
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This information was last updated on 01/01/1970