PRODUCT HIGHLIGHTS and FABRICATION TECHNIQUES
  Some or all of the following Product Highlights and Fabrication Techniques were used to fabricate this product line:

  PRODUCT HIGHLIGHTS
  • Graphite and glass prepreg
  • Film adhesive
  • Metal frame and fasteners
  • Flame spray lightening strong protection
  • Designed and developed jointly with Boeing IPT
  • Yield-Cost reduction of 54%
  • Achieved 20% savings over target weight
  • Redesigned, retooled, fabricated First article   within 12 months
  • Awarded Boeing Silver Eagle
  • Award in 1996 – first time quality
  • One part shipped every 3 week
     
  FABRICATION AND INSPECTION TECHNIQUES
  • Hand Lay-up
  • 5-Axis machining
  • Precision routing
  • Through transmission NDT inspection
  • Co-cure process
  • Cured composites
  • Molded stiffeners
  • Lean manufacturing process
  • Laser track dimensional inspection
  • Gerber ply cutting
  • Manufactured with less than 1,000 man hours