SAE 2014 Aerospace Manufacturing and Automated Fastening Conference & Exhibition

Technical Session Schedule

Wednesday, September 24

Auto Fastening / Assembly & Tooling (AeroFast) - Advanced Portable Semi-automated Drilling and Fastening Systems and Portable Crawler/Flex Track Systems (Part 1 of 2)
(Session Code: AMAF100)

Room 251C / 251F  1:30 p.m.

This technical session explores the advancements of portable drilling and fastening technologies and systems. Presentations detail the various technologies as well as the methodologies used and challenges faced during their implementation in aerospace manufacturing. Examples include the use of portable crawler type units as well as flex track guide systems in aerospace manufacturing along with their productivity gains and improvement of product quality.

Organizers - Randall C. Gifford, Boeing Research & Technology; Clayton L. Munk, Boeing; Paul Thompson, Electroimpact Inc.
Chairpersons - Paul Thompson, Electroimpact Inc.

Time Paper No. Title
1:30 p.m. ORAL ONLY
Successful Implementation of Small Scale Automation – Flex Track on Vertical Surfaces
Mark Weber, Scott Ludwig, Boeing Co.
2:00 p.m. 2014-01-2270
Automated Floor Drilling Equipment for the 767
Jason Rediger, Joseph Malcomb, Electroimpact Inc.; Craig Sylvester, Boeing Commercial Airplanes
2:30 p.m. 2014-01-2271
Utilization of a Vision System to Automate Mobile Machine Tools
Ryan Haldimann, Daniel Orf, Electroimpact Inc.

Planned by AeroFast International Committee / EMB Air and Space Group