1993-11-01

CNC Fastening of Large Aircraft Structures 931772

The use of CNC automatic fastening on large aircraft structures requires a process-oriented approach. Included in that process are factors related to the parts and assemblies, tooling, machine control data, as well as the automated fastening machine itself. This paper summarizes some challenges and solutions that occurred during the production implementation of such a CNC assembly process for very large aircraft structures.

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