Assembly of Interior Composite Panels Utilizing Bonded Interlocking Joints

Paper #:
  • 972233

Published:
  • 1997-06-03
Citation:
Button, S. and Hodgman, T., "Assembly of Interior Composite Panels Utilizing Bonded Interlocking Joints," SAE Technical Paper 972233, 1997, https://doi.org/10.4271/972233.
Pages:
13
Abstract:
Most commercial aircraft interior panels are constructed of honeycomb cored composite sandwich panels. The panels are conventionally joined using metal brackets fastened with screws. Over the past decade, most major interior fabricators have been in transition to a method of joinery using bonded interlocking joints. This method has recently been adopted by Boeing, and is known here as Tab and Slot Joinery.These interlocking joints are defined and illustrated. The history of the development effort is outlined. Design considerations are developed. Test programs are described, including a designed experiment and a special case fatigue test. Advantages of this new joinery method over the conventional are shown.
Access
Now
SAE MOBILUS Subscriber? You may already have access.
Buy
Select
Price
List
Download
$27.00
Mail
$27.00
Members save up to 40% off list price.
Share
HTML for Linking to Page
Page URL

Related Items

Training / Education
2013-04-09
Training / Education
2013-04-09
Training / Education
2017-11-01
Training / Education
2013-04-09
Training / Education
2017-10-23
Training / Education
2013-04-09
Technical Paper / Journal Article
2014-04-20
Training / Education
2017-10-31