case studies

bae systems f35 lightning part setup solution

BAE Systems saves £21 million using NC-PerfectPart

BAE Systems PLC is the UK’s largest defence and aerospace manufacturer, employing 90,000 people at 200 locations globally. A major contract is the rear fuselage assemblies for the F35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter to US defence giant Lockheed Martin. Challenge The Samlesbury Engineering team are challenged with increasing the F35 production rate to one […]

replace expensive fixtures

Replace expensive fixtures

Expensive fixtures By continuing to replace expensive fixtures, you avoid the real underlying issues in your part setup process. Instead of trying to fixture your part in the exact same place, you should be locating your part where ever it is on the machine tool table. This saves you time and money by allowing you […]

Reduce scrap - HKPU

Reduce scrap by repairing turbine blades

A method for repairing aero turbine blades has been created to drastically reduce scrap rates during scheduled engine maintenance. metrology software products (MSP) and Hong Kong Polytechnic University have developed a way to fully automate the machine tooling process. By increasing accuracy, this drastically improves what can be achieved within the machining process. At the […]