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Active PROtection of multi-material assemblies for AIRcrafts

Objective

"The proposal is devoted to development of the novel active corrosion protection systems for multi-material combinations used in the aircraft design. The development of such new approaches is only possible via deep mechanistic investigation of the degradation processes in confined environments formed at multi-material joints. The second essential stage is finding the synergistic inhibiting combinations which can provide effective suppression of corrosion processes in the case of galvanically coupled dissimilar materials. The ultimate step is introduction of inhibiting compounds to the protective layers, adhesives and sealants used in multi-material design of aircrafts.
The proposal also aims in creation of stimulating and interdisciplinary R&D and training partnership, with actors from the academia and private sector, promoting the exchange of ideas, methods, techniques as well as enabling an accelerated technology transfer from science to industrial scale and of course a continuous collaborations between the stakeholders.
The topic demands strongly innovation and interdisciplinary skills, since there is a lot of pressure from the private sector to develop more sustainable solutions for light-weight design of “green aircrafts”. The developed protection solutions must be compliant with environmental regulations, must present reduced thickness/weight, and must promote energy saves, with longer lifetime. Moreover it has to be considered that the related processing and assembly steps have to be economically competitive. Thus, the actual times are very challenging for this field and new skills and trained people are an acknowledged need."

Field of science

  • /engineering and technology/mechanical engineering/vehicle engineering/aerospace engineering/aircraft

Call for proposal

FP7-PEOPLE-2013-IAPP
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Funding Scheme

MC-IAPP - Industry-Academia Partnerships and Pathways (IAPP)

Coordinator

HELMHOLTZ-ZENTRUM GEESTHACHT ZENTRUM FUR MATERIAL- UND KUSTENFORSCHUNG GMBH
Address
Max Planck Strasse 1
21502 Geesthacht
Germany
Activity type
Research Organisations
EU contribution
€ 233 106,70
Administrative Contact
Hans-Jörg Isemer (Dr.)

Participants (3)

AIRBUS DEFENCE AND SPACE GMBH
Germany
EU contribution
€ 230 370,03
Address
Willy-messerschmitt-strasse 1
82024 Taufkirchen
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Werner Lang (Mr.)
TEHNOLABOR OU
Estonia
EU contribution
€ 248 704,61
Address
Tahetorni 21
11625 Tallinn
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Kalle Tiisma (Mr.)
UNIVERSIDADE DE AVEIRO
Portugal
EU contribution
€ 179 530,08
Address
Campus Universitário De Santiago
3810-193 Aveiro
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Fernando Batista (Dr.)