Validation and Integration of Manufacturing Enablers for Future Wing Structures

Summary

Objectives

To develop and apply automated assembly processes to the assembly of composite panels and metallic wing ribs, considering interaction between automation and manual operations.

  • Define and optimise the assembly operations to meet the production rates anticipated for the A350 programme and other future programmes​
  • Take concepts from TRL2 to TRL4, through demonstration of key and novel aspects of the automation process, and provide business case to develop to TRL6

 

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Lessons learned Gaps and challenges that should still be addressed in future...

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Advanced manufacturing processes Data collection, storage, analytics, processing and AI Control technologies Intelligent machinery components, actuators and end-effectors
Data acquisition Measurement, condition and performance monitoring technologi... Human Machine Interfaces Engineering tools

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B2MML - Business To Manufacturing Markup Language