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
(Session Code: AMAF105)

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.
Chairpersons - Mark W. Smith, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co.

Time Paper No. Title
10:00 a.m. 2014-01-2234
Dry Drilling of Stackup Composite: Benefits of CO2 Cooling
Nelson W. Sorbo, Jason J. Dionne, Cool Clean Technologies
10:30 a.m. 2014-01-2235
Drilling - Reaming & Countersinking with a CNC automated machine in metallic stacks on Aircraft Pylon.
Christophe Petit, Precorp
A Comparison between Regular and Vibration-Assisted Drilling in CFRP/Ti6Al4V Stack (Written Only -- No Oral Presentation)
Julian Lonfier, Côme De Castelbajac, MITIS

Planned by AeroFast International Committee / EMB Air and Space Group