Do you need
What we have
  • Design of low-weight space structures
  • Design verification and testing
  • Manufacturing of structure prototype
    • Satellite backbone, instrument platform or launcher component
    • Any other structure
  • Inspection / non-destructive testing of space structures
  • Environmental testing of space structures
  • Integration of functions in structures such as thermal functions or antenna’s
  • Smart structures

We can support you in the entire development chain for low-weight space structures, from concept to validation. This involves carbon fibre composite technology (thermoset and thermoplastic materials) and metal additive manufacturing (3D printing).

  • Design concepts in composite
  • Detailed Finite Element Method (FEM) calculations for composite designs
  • Composite structure manufacturing
  • Mould design and manufacturing
  • Automated Fibre Placement
  • Resin Transfer Moulding
  • Advanced CFD and CAA (Computational AeroAcoustics) calculations
  • A wide variety of Environmental testing facilities for mechanical, climatic, electric, radiation and acoustics testing
  • Capabilities for the integration of functions in structures such as thermal functions or antenna’s
  • Cpabilities for smart structures development
  • Capabilities for Improved Fracture Mechanics & Fatigue Crack Growth
  • Capabilities for design and manufacture of launcher wind tunnel models

Related Issues

  • composite structure design
  • fatigue crack growth
  • low-weight composite structures
  • space structure prototype
  • space structure testing