Stringer Former and Trim Cell

This equipment is part of Accudyne Systems’ Automation-Assisted Work Cell portfolio and incorporates Automatic Tool Positioning; Laser Projection; Integrated Work-Order and Recipe Management; and Manufacturing Information System Integration.

Other Details:

  • Incorporates multiple composite material processing technologies
  • Accommodates stringers up to 20 ft (6.1 m) long
  • Laser projection of part geometry (Aligned Vision)
  • Accudyne-developed geometry-adaptive forming mechanism
  • Permanent Silicone compaction bladder systems (Torr Technologies)
  • Custom designed 6-axis CNC Ultrasonic Trim module
    • 5-axis nutating head + Blade angle
    • Siemens SINUMERIK CNC controls
    • Dukane Ultrasonic Knife
    • Toolpath generation accomplished with custom Accudyne-developed post processor