AIRPOXY

AIRPOXY is a European collaborative project funded by the work programme “Maintaining industrial leadership in aeronautics” in the EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation, Horizon 2020. With a budget of 6.5 million Euros, the project started on the 1st of September 2018 and will last 42 months

AIRPOXY

AIRPOXY gathers 11 multidisciplinary partners from 6 European countries with experience from research and the aeronautics industry 

AIRPOXY

Reducing production and maintenance costs of composite parts in the aeronautic sector by introducing a novel family of thermoset composites that preserve all the advantages of conventional thermosets while having the additional advantages of easy processing, repair and even recycling.

AIRPOXY Project

About AIRPOXY 

WHAT?

The aim of AIRPOXY is to reduce the production and maintenance costs of composite parts in the aeronautic sector by introducing a novel family of thermoset composites that preserve all the advantages of conventional thermosets, but can also be easily processed and repaired, and even recycled.

 

HOW?

This is will be achieved by the further development and validation of a family of ground-breaking thermoset resins which present reversible or “dynamic” bonds, recently developed by CIDETEC (patent pending). These dynamic chemical bonds enable a series of “smart” properties, creating a new generation of thermoset composites that preserve their high performance, in terms of easy fibre impregnation and overall stability, while showing new unprecedented features once the composite is completely cured, such as Re-processability, Reparability and Recyclability (3R). 

The developed technology will be moved from TRL3 to TRL5 through two representative demonstrators of aircraft panels.

 

HOW MUCH?

Thermoforming processes will reduce manufacturing cost of carbon composites parts by 35% in comparison to autoclave manufacturin, reducing processing times from hours to minutes. In addition, a novel welding process will reduce CC bonding costs by up to 50%.

AIRPOXY has received 6,5 Million € of funding from European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement N° 769274. The project duration is 42 months.

 

WHO?

AIRPOXY relies on a multidisciplinary consortium of 11 partners from 6 European countries and is coordinated by CIDETEC.

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AIRPOXY Objectives

  • Bring the Technology Readiness Level (TRL) of a new family of 3R thermoset resins from TRL3 to TRL5 for aircraft applications
  • Reduce manufacturing costs of thermoset carbon composites parts by over 35% in comparison to autoclave manufacturing
  • Reduce maintenance, repair and overhaul operations (RMO) costs for reparation or replacement of thermoset carbon composites parts by 50%
  • Reduce costs of adhesive bonding of thermoset carbon composites parts by over 50% and increase robustness by 20%.
  • Quantify the environmental advantages of the recyclability of 3R carbon composites parts at end of life in comparison to traditional carbon composites parts
  • Ensure efficient dissemination and future exploitation of the developed 3R technologies to reach TRL9 after the project’s lifetime

AIRPOXY Approach

AIRPOXY will cover the entire value-chain to solve manufacturing process cost-effectiveness challenges.

To achieve this, AIRPOXY gathers a multidisciplinary consortium of 11 strategic partners from 6 European countries ensuring adequate progress of the technical core activities and the proper validation of the resulting demonstrators.

 

The AIRPOXY work plan includes two main technical phases:

  1. Upgrading 3R technologies from TRL3 to TRL4.
  2. Validation of the technologies in industrial environment to reach TRL5 by manufacturing and testing two demonstrators: 1) a sub-component of a FAN-COWL formed by a skin, a transverse stiffener and a longitudinal stiffener, and 2) a sub-component of a LEADING-EDGE formed by a nose and two webs.

Partners

European countries

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AIRPOXY partners

Fundacion CIDETEC
INSTITUT FUER VERBUNDWERKSTOFFE GMBH
COEXPAIR SA
FUNDACIO EURECAT
EIRECOMPOSITES TEORANTA
INGENIERIA Y DESARROLLOS EN COMPOSITE S.L.
SOCIETE NATIONALE DE CONSTRUCTION AEROSPATIALE SONACA SA
PANEPISTIMIO IOANNINON
ALTAIR ENGINEERING FRANCE SARL
ARTTIC SAS
ASOCIACION ESPANOLA DE NORMALIZACION

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