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Tailored Customer Solutions

AAR collaboratively works with customers to solve complex weight and balance optimization and composite assembly design. We tailor our services to the scope of each individual project using the following processes, resources and tools.

AS9100 Gated Design Control Process

  • Planning
  • Compliance management
  • Design reviews

Composite and Assembly Design

  • CATIA v5
  • ENOVIA SMARTEAM DPM
  • Model based definition qualified
  • Digital mockup management

Stress Analysis

  • PATRAN / NASTRAN
  • Loads development
  • Composite and metallic component sizing and optimization
  • Structural substantiation reports

Product Testing & Validation

  • INSTRON 10K LB test frame
  • Sac Lab and testing
  • Component and subscale mechanical testing
  • Composite material physical property characterization.
  • Flammability testing
  • Hot/wet conditioning
  • MIL-STD-810 Environment conditioning

Tool & Fixture Design

  • Composite laminate and metallic molds
  • Rapid prototype molds
  • Assembly fixture design
  • Rapid Prototyping
    • Open and closed mold design
    • Prepreg, RTM, VARTM mold design

CNC Machining

  • CATIA v5 manufacturing
  • Vericut verification
  • Low production rate prototying
  • 3D Printing (Prototype & Production

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