Fastening Systems

Our Fastening Systems offer various possibilities for the industrial production of different  structures. Broetje-Automation offers its expertise to customize our solutions to your needs. The Gantry Kinematic and Robotic Systems enable a cost efficient and effective way of production while reducing the space capacity needed on your shopfloor. Our mobile and flexible solutions therefore open new doors to the Factory of the Future.

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Next Generation Assembly Technology: Offical handover of the most modern fuselage panel production line to Mitsubishi heavy industries

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) and Broetje-Automation have finalized one of the most advanced production lines in the aerospace industry. At the MHI Hiroshima factory the final fastening system of the new panel production line for the Boeing 777-X program was completed and handed over to the customer. The two production lines include nine major fastening systems and mark a big milestone towards the digitally integrated Factory of the Future.

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Broetje-Automation demonstrates fully automatic installation of Ergotech® single-sided fasteners on PowerRace robotic system

For the production of each aircraft several hundred thousands of fasteners have to be installed. While mostly rivets that require a double-sided installation are used, single-sided fasteners have also become more and more popular in the industry. They are used to assemble primary and secondary aircraft structures especially in locations with limited accessibility.