Electroimpact Integrates LASERVISION for 777 Wings

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The Seattle Times reported …“neat new technology we’ve been able to build in designing all this new hardware” is an integrated self-inspection system.

The machine takes measurements as the carbon-fiber strips are laid down and will alert the operators if a strip is missing or misaligned in any section.

Then lasers overhead will shine a green outline around the patch that requires attention, so the operators can quickly determine if they need to take off those plies and redo it.

Read the complete Seattle Times article here: “Massive, speedy robots ready to build composite wings for Boeing 777X”