Fuselage Fastening Systems

Gemcor’s fuselage systems have supported the aerospace industry for the past 80 years. Our modern, all-electric fastening technology offers a reliable, easy-to-use solution for any fuselage application. From simple, semi-automatic to 7-axis CNC solutions, all systems feature countersink depth control, active panel protection and resilient clamping.

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G12, G86 and G2000 Capabilities
Common features of Gemcor CNC fuselage fastening systems:
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  • Flexibility to fasten a number of different panels
  • Superior, highly-repeatable head flushness
  • Pin insert standard on all systems
  • Fastener installation rates reaching 21 rivets per minute
  • All-electric systems utilize highly-reliable, proven roller-screw actuator technology protected by US patent # 5,829,115
  • Easily expandable solutions for future growth and rate increases
G12 Features
  • Ideally suited for smaller panel assemblies
  • No foundation required
  • Full 5-axis CNC
  • Vertical or horizontal loading
  • Simplified panel holding
G86 Features
  • Increased size and weight capability
  • Full 5-axis CNC
  • Vertical or horizontal loading
  • Expandable for future applications
  • Expandable for half fuselage with G2000 minor C-Frame option
G2000 Features
  • Up to 7-axis CNC
  • Full half-fuselage, 180˚ fastening
  • Vertical or horizontal loading
  • Expandable for future applications
  • Protected by US patents #5,778,505 and #6,101,704