flaptrack

flaptrack

(ˈflæpˌtræk)
n
(in an aircraft wing) a track along which the wing flap runs when it is being deployed
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Depending on flaptrack length, between 30 and 40 hydraulic/mechanical clamps are located to miss "live" machining areas in each of the four regions.
To eliminate flaptrack wall deflection during machining operations which can exert up to 3000 lb of force, the fixture incorporates an expandable T-bar that presses against the inner workpiece walls.
A major aerospace manufacturer needed machining flexibility to process a family of four sizes of aircraft wing flaptracks.
The first was the desire to avoid distortion from heat processing, which led to the decision to machine the flaptracks after heat treating.