ECA Group designs special tools based on customers' specification (build-to-spec), typically used in aerospace equipment or aerostructure manufacturing process.
The group also bring its experience to propose optimization of existing design (build-to-print). In both case, the economical impact for the customer is kept in mind, not only on the tools cost itself but also of financial savings that can be achieved thanks to the tool design, notably resulting in less man-hours in operation.
ECA Group brings technical innovations to our customs jigs & tools, through for example greater automation, ergonomic design, logistic savings, improved worker safety. Its multi-displinary teams are producing cobot that are fitting in smart factory 4.0 environement, for parts assembly, handling and transportation.
For example, by leveraring on ECA Group know-how in robotics to manufacture automatic ground vehicle (AGV) that can speed up logistic and transportation of large parts. The group also designs access platforms based on a mix of standard technological bricks and customs solutions. ECA Group team of specialist in ergonomy to look at mechanical aspect as well as software interface for better man-machine interface.
When appropriate,Additive Layer Manufacturing solutions, commonly known as 3D Printing, are used for Aerospace Jigs & Tools. This allows great flexibility in design to manufacturing time for small quantity typical of special tools.
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