FABRICATION OF SHEET-METAL PARTS


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FABRICATION OF SHEET-METAL PARTS
FABRICATION OF SHEET-METAL PARTSAlthough not often called upon to make complex parts for an aircraft, the technician should have some knowledge of the techniques employed. The making of parts from sheet metal involves cutting to correct dimensions, bending, stretching, and shrinking.Prior to making a part, the technician must determine the dimensions of the part to be made, either from a blueprint or from the part to be duplicated. This requires the use of layout techniques described previously.
Templates A template is a pattern from which the shape and dimensions of a part may be duplicated. A template may be m…
Citation
Michael J. Kroes; Ronald Sterkenburg: Aircraft Maintenance & Repair, Seventh Edition. FABRICATION OF SHEET-METAL PARTS, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2013), AccessEngineering Export