Boeing Automated Honeycomb Repair System

What an awesome project using a single Arduino by students of Cal State and Boeing.

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The requirements for an Automated Honeycomb Repair System was set forth by Boeing’s Defense, Space and Security division, where honeycomb panels are heavily used on satellite structures in space, government, and military communication applications. This was a joint senior project by students at Cal State Los Angeles and The Boeing Company.

The requirements were to design an automated repair system which would repair dents and damages on honeycomb panels in an automated fashion such that it would speed up the current “manual repair” of honeycomb panels which currently take an approximated 3-4 hours to repair a single dent.

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