Moving Wing Carriages

Control Technology designed and built this motion controls solution for wing carriages. The control system enables the assembler to implement a moving wing line. The custom PLC system moves the wing carriages along the floor and into place over vents to clean, seal, and paint.

  • Class 1, Division 1 (C1D1) hazardous environment operations
  • Moves aircraft wings in a "Clean, Seal, and Paint" area
  • 2 synchronized, 2-axis servos for propulsion and steering
  • Automated Guided Vehicle (AGV) via heavy steel tape track on the factory floor
moving wing carriages on factory floor