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Fabricated Aerospace Assembly Tool

HYE Precision Products was contracted by an aerospace client to fabricate the composite bond assembly tool highlighted here. Our reputation as a provider of complex, precision equipment and assemblies played a key role in the awarding of this contract.

Composed of 6061-T6 aluminum, this tool was designed for use in the assembly of telescope barrels for spacecrafts. Design features included all aluminum construction, honeycomb sandwich base plates with edge close-outs, and tool controls for up to 32 hard tooling points. Components were fabricated using our advanced CNC milling capabilities, parts were then assembled with various welding and bonding techniques. The completed assembly featured dimensions of 80" in length and width, 147" in height, and weighing 1,450 lbs. This entire project was designed, fabricated, and delivered to the client’s facility in only 12 weeks.

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Fabricated Aerospace Assembly Tool Project Highlights

Product Description
This is an Assembly Tool used for the Spacecraft Telescope Barrel
Design Fabrication Capabilities Applied/Processes
Primary:
Fabrication - CNC Milling, Welding, Bonding

Secondary:
Assembly
Overall Part Dimensions
80.00" Length x 80.00" Width x 147.00" Height Weight: 1450lbs
Material Used
6061-T6 Aluminum
Additional Facts
Design Details:
  • Aluminum Construction
  • Honeycomb Sandwich Base Plate with Edge Close-Outs
  • Tool Controls Thirty-Two Hard Tooling Points
Industry for Use
Aerospace
Delivery/Turnaround Time
12 Weeks
Standards Met
Customer Specifications, 2D CAD Drawing
Product Name
Composite Bond Assembly Tool
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