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Generic added structures on shells made from thermoplastic sheet material


Lining panels for aircraft cabin interior are normally produced using glass-fiber reinforced sheet with epoxy resin. Any attachments are adhesively bonded afterwards. Within the Multifunctional Fuselage project the manufacturing of lining panels using thermoplastic sheets is investigated. Based on the benefits of the thermoplastic material methods to add these attachments by injection molding directly to the shell or using 3D-printing technology have to be developed and experimentally validated. Please refer to the full topic descriptions document published in this call.