Results catalogue

Airframe fixtures and jigs are generally (before LOCOMACHS) made of welded steel framework which permits no regular frequent adjustment of fixture points. If part geometries do not fit together this means that they need to be trimmed or shimmed to reac

Advances made in LOCOMACHS

By using this kind of manual adjustable fixation, the shimming operations of rib to upper cover and rib posts can be avoided. It is estimated that the shimming can be reduced by 50% and the dismantling due to eliminated need for measuring gaps can be r

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) SAAB, MTC, PRODTEX
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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