Client: Magellan Aerospace
Operation: Magellan Aerospace is a global enterprise providing integrated products to the aerospace industry worldwide.
Requirement:Magellan Aerospace manufacture large aluminium wing ribs and spars pressings for Airbus and needed a packaging solution for safe storage and transportation for these safety-critical aeroplane parts.
Solution: We provided packaging solution for large aluminium wing ribs and spars pressings.
Total component protection
Large parts for small volume
Magellan required a solution to ensure the safe storage and transportation for their large aluminium wing ribs and spars pressings.
Historically they had used packaging solutions which hadn’t protected these safety critical pressings enough and they had become damaged both in transit and in storage.
A vast array of dissimilar products that all required protection from surface damage in transit and storage.
Any surface damage on these high cost items would cause rejection due to the highly critical nature of the aerospace industry.
Sizes range from 25mm machined component to 25M aeroplane wing rib each with safety critical surface finishes as required in the aerospace industry.
For the large components with low volume production we designed a fabricated solution constructed from sections of Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) adhered together.
Columbus delivered a fabricated design that avoided new tooling and the costs associated with it.