Advanced Manufacturing Technology Research Group
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Infrastructure project developed and funded by University of Nottingham’s Strategic Development Fund.

The FA3D platform is the testbed where newly developed innovative and ground breaking assembly methods and solutions for cost-effective future aerospace manufacture are tested and validated.

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FA3D

Future Automated Aircraft Assembly Demonstrator
 
 

Objectives

  • Deliver reconfigurable, evolvable cell to enable automated aerospace assembly and allow significant product variation

Impact / Results

  • Cell developed consisting of fixture, automation systems, process end effectors, safety sytems, RFID, control system software, informatics and cell infrastructure​
  • Utilised to deliver past projects, will be used in upcoming ASTRAL project​
  • ATI funding for FA3D2 realised

Contact us to find out more...

To find out more about FA3D get in touch with David Sanderson or Svetan Ratchev.

Project Team

Funder

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Advanced Manufacturing Technology Research Group

The University of Nottingham
Faculty of Engineering
The University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD



email:AdvManufacturing@nottingham.ac.uk