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Machining and Mechanical Fastening of Composite Structures for the Aerospace Sector

Project Code: 0905-05

Objectives

Establish the state-of-the-art of machining processes and mechanical fastening systems currently available but also in development.

Identify technical issue with machining processes and mechanical fastening systems in place. Work done through a survey carried out with aerospace industries.

Identify the industrys needs in both areas. Work done through a survey carried out with aerospace industries.
Develop superior/innovative alternative technologies to optimise composites machining and mechanical fastening systems.

Relevant Industry Sectors

Aerospace

 

Technical and Economic Benefits

Appropriate technologies for composites.

Increased links between universities/research organisations and the aerospace industry.

Reduced costs, time and waste of materials.

Standardization of the technologies.

Industrial Member Report

Access the Industrial Member Report resulting from this programme:

Joining Aerospace Composite Structures - Machining, Mechanical Fastening and NDI

 

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