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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.

Funding Scheme

CSC - Cost-sharing contracts
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Coordinator

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

Participants (9)

AACHEN UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY
Germany
Address
18,Eilfschornsteinstrasse 18
52062 Aachen
AIRBUS ESPANA SL
Spain
Address
Avenida John Lennon S/n
28906 Getafe
EADS DEUTSCHLAND GMBH
Germany
Address
Willy-messerschmitt-strasse
Ottobrunn
FEG TEXTILTECHNIK FORSCHUNGS- UND ENTWICKLUNGSGESELLSCHAFT MBH
Germany
Address
Juelicher Strasse 338
52070 Aachen
KUEMPERS TEXTIL S.R.O.
Czechia
Address
Techonin 111
561 66 Techonin
OFFICINE CASELLA DEI F.LLI CASELLA S.N.C
Italy
Address
Via Bassanese, 62
31044 Montebelluna
SICOMP AB
Sweden
Address
Fibervaegen 2, Oejebyn
941 26 Piteaa
UNIVERSIDAD DE ZARAGOZA
Spain
Address
3,C/ Maria De Luna 3
50015 Zaragoza
WILLEMS & VAN DEN WILDENBERG BV
Netherlands
Address
88,Laan C. Van Cattenburch 88
2585 GE Den Haag ('S-gravenhage)