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Development of a cost-effective 3d-braiding manufacturing process (including design & simulation technologies) for complex shaped high-performance composite products (cobraid)

Objective

Objective is development of technologies that allow for a cost-effective design & manufacturing process for 3D braided high-performance complex-shaped composites. The results will allow mass production of composite products for multi-sectoral applications (a/o road, air, water), and enables society to take full advantage of the superior performance of these composites (lightweight, environment friendly, fuel-efficient transport & construction). Starting point is integration of the entire composite manufacturing chain, involving end-users & technology developers. Starting from end-user requirements a fully automated new production process is developed based on CAB integration and high-speed bobbin&yarn movements. Advanced QC sensors are developed to control product & production quality. Subsequently, focus is on machine optimisation and textile product impregnation & testing . The design and manufacturing process is integrated and techno-economically evaluated.

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AUGUST HERZOG MASCHINENFABRIK GMBH & CO. KG
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Am Alexanderhaus 160
26127 Oldenburg
Germany

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AACHEN UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY
Germany
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18,Eilfschornsteinstrasse 18
52062 Aachen

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AIRBUS ESPANA SL
Spain
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Avenida John Lennon S/n
28906 Getafe

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EADS DEUTSCHLAND GMBH
Germany
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Willy-messerschmitt-strasse
Ottobrunn

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FEG TEXTILTECHNIK FORSCHUNGS- UND ENTWICKLUNGSGESELLSCHAFT MBH
Germany
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Juelicher Strasse 338
52070 Aachen

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KUEMPERS TEXTIL S.R.O.
Czechia
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Techonin 111
561 66 Techonin

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OFFICINE CASELLA DEI F.LLI CASELLA S.N.C
Italy
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Via Bassanese, 62
31044 Montebelluna

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SICOMP AB
Sweden
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Fibervaegen 2, Oejebyn
941 26 Piteaa

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UNIVERSIDAD DE ZARAGOZA
Spain
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3,C/ Maria De Luna 3
50015 Zaragoza

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WILLEMS & VAN DEN WILDENBERG BV
Netherlands
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88,Laan C. Van Cattenburch 88
2585 GE Den Haag ('S-gravenhage)

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