Centre for Aerospace Manufacturing

To challenge existing norms of aerospace assembly through the demonstration of robotic assembly of aerospace components, fixtureless assembly of aerospace components and the demonstration of supporting technologies.

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Assembly Demonstrator


Impact / Results

  • Successful implementation of automated technologies, including: ​
    • Robotics​
    • Informatics ​
    • Metrology ​
  • Assembly of representative aerospace structure to required tolerances. ​
  • Significant reduction in tooling required compared to conventional approach ​
  • Creation of a flexible aerostructure assembly system

Contact us to find out more...

To find out more about the Assembly Demonstrator project get in touch with Svetan Ratchev or Alison Turner.

Project Team


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Project Partners

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Centre for Aerospace Manufacturing

Advanced Manufacturing Building
Jubilee Campus
Nottingham, NG7 2GX

email: Svetan.Ratchev@nottingham.ac.uk