1998-09-15

Engineering Benefits of Reduced Variation in Fastening Processes 982143

Several assembly factors have a predictable effect on structural durability of commercial airframes. This paper will discuss the importance of fastener interference and fastener tension (preload). The impact of manufacturing tolerances on these installation factors will be reviewed, as will benefits of reducing variation and targeting the process.

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