1998-09-15

Gantry Spar Riveter 982146

Today's Aerospace market has transitioned to an assembly system that requires its suppliers to provide high quality sub components at a very competitive price. Also, to remain competitive in the market, the Aerospace designers must be creative in designing structures that are less costly, both in materials and in the assembly methods required. In many cases these methods for fabricating such structures require unique automation to achieve the required results. In the forgoing article a demanding fabrication situation required versatility, many unique conditions to be met, and a great deal of creative thinking, to develop the final automation system.

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