TRAM conference at the AMRC

Peter Hammond, the Technical Director of metrology software products ltd (MSP), was invited to speak at the 2015 TRAM Aerospace Conference in November to over 300 delegates from across the globe. The conference, held at the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) in Sheffield, focuses on trends in machining and manufacture. Peter spoke about the increasing […]

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 […]

Machining rib components

Before NC-PerfectPart Another tier one supplier for aerospace parts came to MSP with a problem they were having when machining the rib component of the Airbus A330 wings. The supplier had scrapped several parts due to not being able to accurately locate them during three separate machining cycles. Their method involved fitting dowels in each […]