The Pilatus PC12, a multi-role turboprop aircraft, is built with a high volume of aluminum structural components.
The Pilatus machining operation in Stans, Switzerland, works exclusively with Haimer toolholders. Shown here is a shrink-fit chuck with HSK-A 63/80 interface.
A spar strap for a PC-12 aircraft. A 380-kg, aluminum workpiece is machined into a 35-kg finished part.
Pilatus engineers review the finished work for the spar strap of a PC-12 aircraft.
Some typical aluminum structural components of Pilatus aircraft, with a cutting grade of more than 95%.
Quite a selection
A selection of balanced tools available at all times in the toolshop of Pilatus Aircraft.
Easy and repeatable
For each Haimer shrink-fit chuck, the required parameters are already integrated into the Power Clamp Premium device.
A fine balance
The Haimer Tool Dynamic Comfort balancing machine.
Inspected and corrected
With the Haimer Tool Dynamic Comfort balancing machine, the balancing grade of the complete tool assembly is inspected and corrected at G2.5 at 33,000 rpm.
The RFID Chip toolholding technology allows technicians to collect, save, and recall important tool data.
Safe and secure
Haimer’s RFID Chip toolholding technology offers a mechanical lock to fix an insert securely to the toolholder (even at high rpm) without influencing the reading and writing quality of the RFID Chip.