Automation of Layup and Inspection – Best Practices and How to Get There

Wed. October 17| 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM | West Fork - Ballroom D4

The challenges of automating composites layup are well known: part complexities, high deposition rates, maintaining part quality, repeatability, and the need to eliminate labor intensive inspection methods. With the increase in the types of parts and types of materials being used in aerospace lamination, we will discuss at what point automating of lamination make sense and how to get there. Additionally, we will discuss the relevancy of an automated inspection system to the lamination process, and the options.

Moderator:
*Robert Harper, Fives Group

Panelists:
*Bill Cleary, Triumph Aerospace, Advanced Composites Automation and Development
*Al Halbritter, Boeing, Research and Technology Group
*Mike Smoot, Accudyne Systems, Director Technical Sales
*Erik Lund, Fives Lund Engineering, President and CEO

Type: Featured Session


Speakers

Cleary, Bill

Cleary, Bill

Manager, Production Technology

Triumph Aerospace

Halbritter, Al

Halbritter, Al

Research and Technology Group

Boeing

Lund, Erik

Lund, Erik

President and CEO

Fives Lund Engineering

Smoot, Mike

Smoot, Mike

Director Technical Sales

Accudyne Systems, Inc.