Applications

  • Laser scribing


System
Configuration

  • Five-axis laser scribe gantry

  • 8' x 40' CNA POGO flexible tooling system
    - 216 pockets
    - Total 200 POGO actuators


Parts

  • Fuselage panels

  • Doors

  • Window belts


Aircraft

  • 747

  • C-17

  • 767

  • 757


Results

  • Eliminated 75 fixtures

  • Saved $1.5M in non-recurring tooling costs

  • Eliminated fixture storage areas

  • Reduced fixture setup time by 50%

  • Eliminated forklift traffic

  • Simplified inspection and engineering changes

  • Reduced duty cycle 60-80%

  • Supported multiple tool changes per shift without slowing production

  • Achieved tool setup accuracy at 0.002"

  • System uptime over 97%

  • Saved facility space 25,000 SF

  • Majority of tooling within one tooling fixture