Patent Number: 8,869,374

Title: Method and a device for the formation of an overlap joint

Abstract: Disclosed are a method and a device for the connection of two components indirectly or directly in an overlap joint, wherein component sections located in the overlap are pressed together for each drilling procedure by means of a clamping unit formed from a pressure application device on the drilling machine side and a guide on the component side, such that any penetration of chips between the component sections is prevented and temporary connecting elements can be dispensed with.

Inventors: Bense; Rolf (Jork, DE), Gorr; Eugen (Hamburg, DE), Strohbach; Tim (Ottersberg, DE)

Assignee: Airbus Operations GmbH

International Classification: B21J 15/02 (20060101); B21J 15/14 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2018-10-28 0:00:00