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Super-IcePhobic Surfaces to Prevent Ice Formation on Aircraft

Objetivo

The accretion of ice represents a severe problem for aircraft, as the presence of even a scarcely visible layer can severely limit the function of wings, propellers, windshields, antennas, vents, intakes and cowlings. The PHOBIC2ICE Project aims at developing technologies and predictive simulation tools for avoiding or mitigating this phenomenon.

The PHOBIC2ICE project, by applying an innovative approach to simulation and modelling, will enable the design and fabrication of icephobic surfaces with improved functionalities. Several types of polymeric, metallic and hybrid coatings using different deposition methods will be developed. Laser treated and anodized surfaces will be prepared. Consequently, the Project focuses on collecting fundamental knowledge of phenomena associated with icephobicity issues. This knowledge will give better understanding of the ice accretion process on different coatings and modified surfaces. Certified research infrastructure (ice wind tunnel) and flight tests planned will aid in developing comprehensive solutions to address ice formation issue and will raise the Project’s innovation level.

The proposed solution will be environment-friendly, will contribute to the reduction of energy consumption, and will help eliminate the need for frequent on-ground de-icing procedures. This in turn will contribute to the reduction of cost, pollution and flight delay.

Convocatoria de propuestas

H2020-MG-2014-2015

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Convocatoria de subcontratación

H2020-MG-2015_SingleStage-A

Régimen de financiación

RIA - Research and Innovation action

Coordinador

FUNDACJA PARTNERSTWA TECHNOLOGICZNEGO TECHNOLOGY PARTNERS
Aportación neta de la UEn
€ 689 712,50
Dirección
UL. BITWY WARSZAWSKIEJ 1920R 7A
02-366 WARSZAWA
Polonia

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Región
Makroregion województwo mazowieckie Warszawski stołeczny Miasto Warszawa
Tipo de actividad
Research Organisations
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Coste total
€ 689 712,50

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