SAE 2014 Aerospace Manufacturing and Automated Fastening Conference & Exhibition
Technical Session Schedule
Tuesday, September 23
Auto Fastening / Assembly & Tooling (AeroFast) - Composites/Heavy Metal Drilling and Assembly
Room 251C / 251F 10:00 a.m.
The need for more innovative technologies towards lowering the cost and cycle time for drilling, fastening, and assembly of hybrid metal/composite structures has created a sense of urgency in the airplane manufacturing field. This session covers methods, tools, and technologies to enable manufacturability of hybrid joints while factoring in the most economical methods. Tools and techniques to improve drilling and assembly of the hybrid metal/composite will be addressed.
Organizers - Steven L. Brisben, Boeing Co.; Clayton L. Munk, Boeing; Mark W. Smith, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co.
Planned by AeroFast International Committee / EMB Air and Space Group