Friday, March 15th, 2024

The Omnifactory Research Centre is a research team at the University of Nottingham. The team closely collaborated with top European aerospace companies to conduct practical research into future aerospace assembly systems. One of their major projects, the Future Automated Aircraft Assembly Demonstrator (FA3D), underwent an upgrade during Phase 2 of its development (FA3D2). This upgrade […]

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Friday, December 2nd, 2022

Polypipe Ltd required the refurbishment of the conveyor control of the Polystorm manufacturing plant at their Horncastle plant in Lincolnshire. The refurbishment was prompted by the diminishing support of the original OEM, and several of the parts used on the system were obsolete or running towards the end of their product lifecycles. The existing motor […]

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Tuesday, November 12th, 2019

3D Project technologies and machine vision combined to aid users and increase productivity Project Background In 2018, BAE Systems worked closely with The University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) to develop a prototype collaborative workbench for the production of aerospace assembly operations. The aim of the collaborative workbench was to: Reduce the learning […]

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