Fully automated drilling and riveting of large aircraft components

Drilling and riveting of large aircraft components
Fully automated drilling and riveting of large aircraft components

In the event of a power failure, retract the drill from the workpiece.

Situation

Large aircraft components are automatically and mechanically drilled and riveted with an accuracy down to one hundredths of millimeters.

Problem

In the event of a power failure, the drill can damage the very expensive workpiece.

Goal

In the event of a power failure, retract the drill from the workpiece without damaging the workpiece.

Solution aircraft components
Solution

The "Plug & Play" solution PxtFX supplies the drive with the necessary energy to move the drill out of the workpiece.

PxtFX

The drive is supplied by the active energy management device PxtFX with the necessary energy to move the drill out of the workpiece.

24 Volt Emergency Power Supply NEV

Use of the 24 Volt Emergency Power Supply NEV to supply the 24 V network for control & sensorics.

Advantages

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Controlled stops in case of a power failure

Controlled retraction of the drill from the workpiece

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Compensating voltage dips

Voltage dips are compensated, the drill works smoothly

Further Advantages

  • Avoidance of damage to the very cost-intensive workpieces

  • Further processing of the workpiece without downtimes

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