SAE 2014 Aerospace Manufacturing and Automated Fastening Conference & Exhibition

Technical Session Schedule

Wednesday, September 24

Manufacturing/Materials/Structures - Automated Composites Manufacturing (Part 1 of 3)
(Session Code: AMAF201)

Room 251D  8:00 a.m.

The expanding usage of composite materials in the aerospace industry is driving a surge of interest in automated lamination methods for aircraft structural components. This session will focus on the latest technology in automated composites manufacturing methods and feature presentations from aerospace companies that use automated processes and composites equipment suppliers.

Organizers - Vernon M. Benson, ATK Aerospace; Carroll G. Grant, Aerospace Composites Consulting; Jeffrey Morgan, Boeing
Chairpersons - Carroll G. Grant, Aerospace Composites Consulting

Time Paper No. Title
8:00 a.m. ORAL ONLY
Automated Composites Lamination – Cost vs Payback
Vernon M. Benson, ATK Aerospace
8:30 a.m. ORAL ONLY
Further Enhancements in Accurate Robotic Automated Fiber Placement with Modular Heads and High-Performance Continuous Steering Axis
Guy Faubion, Kyle A. Jeffries, Electroimpact Inc.
9:00 a.m. ORAL ONLY
Meeting Expectations for Automated Composite Production Equipment
Michael Muser, Ingersoll Machine Tools Inc.

Planned by Manufacturing, Material, Structure Committee / EMB Air and Space Group