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Light-weight low-cost surface protection for advanced aircraft structures

Objective

LiSA supports the EU policy that the European aircraft industry should be a credible counterweight to the US. It will develop a novel testing methodology and surface protection systems that
(1) simplify manufacturing to reduce production costs,
(2) use light-weight coatings to reduce fuel consumption and operating costs,
(3) are environment-friendly to reduce waste, production and maintenance costs, and improve health and working conditions, and
(4) provide a major step for a new European validation process. LiSA will
(a) determine anti-corrosion mechanisms,
(b) develop a Cr-independent test methodology,
(c) develop and understand light-weight, Cr-free paint systems, and
(d) develop one-layer surface protection systems of light weight and for easier assembly. The deliverables are a 2-weeks suitability and a 3-months validation test, a low-weight pretreatment and paint, a one-layer protection, and a demonstrator.

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Coordinator

AIRBUS DEUTSCHLAND GMBH
Address
Kreetslag 10
21129 Hamburg
Germany

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Participants (9)

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

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AIRBUS FRANCE SAS
France
Address
Route De Bayonne 316
31060 Toulouse

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AIRBUS UK LIMITED
United Kingdom
Address
New Filton House, Filton
Bristol

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CONSEJO SUPERIOR DE INVESTIGACIONES CIENTIFICAS
Spain
Address
8,avenida De Gregorio Del Amo 8
28040 Madrid

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GIE EADS CCR
France
Address
Rue Pasteur 12
92152 Suresnes

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INSTITUTE FOR NEW MATERIALS
Germany
Address
Im Stadtwald Gebauede 43
66123 Saarbruecken

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PECHINEY CENTRE DE RECHERCHE DE VOREPPE
France
Address
Rue Aristide Bergès 725
38340 Voreppe

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SONACA SA
Belgium
Address
Route Nationale Cinq
Gosselies

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UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
United Kingdom
Address
Sackville Street
M60 1QD Manchester

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