IoT In tightening solutions

Needs

Manufacturing & operating costs reductions +  Resilience enhancement + 4.0

Solution

Hangar of the future and MRO

Customer needs

Ensuring that the nuts are tightened correctly at any time and without contact, especially for the aeronautic application

Customer benefits

Access to a center of excellence in mechatronics technologies with dedicated and recognized human and technical resources

A unique partner from the functional analysis of the customer’s needs and the construction of the specifications until the support of the industrialization.

Cetim answer

Support in the development of a connected washer thanks to its expertise in mechatronics :

Support in the integration of strain gauges and electronics into the washer

Delivered results

Development of a first connected washer and its scanner (marketed in 2020) allowing to :

– Ensure that the nuts are properly tightened thanks to an axial tension measured by the device

– Know the wrong tightening on the same engine by scanning every nut equipped

In the end, this technology could be integrated into nuts and borescope plugs

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