Scientific Methodology
and Work Packages

Work Packages

Wp1 - management

Wp2 - State Of Art

Main achievements:

Wp3 - Concept

Main achievements:

Option 1

Door linkage Flat Plates

2 Carbon/Epoxy Flat Plates of ~9mm

Option 2

Door linkage Machine Plate

1 Carbon/Epoxy Flat Plate of ~38mm

Option 3

Door linkage TFP preform+RTM

Wp4 - Preliminary Design

Flat plate analysis

Main achievements:

Wp5 - Design

Door linkage Finite elements modeling

Main achievements:

Door linkage modeling
Door Rod Interface

Wp6 - Manufacturing

Placing of door linkage preform in tooling before injection

Main achievements:

Door rod assembled foam foam core on an Ø8mm steel mandrel

Manufacturing process

Door linkage manufacturing phases

Preform preparation
Preform operation for RTM injection
RTM Injection
Door linkage

Door rod manufacturing phases

Wp7 - Testing

Main achievements:

Scientific methodology

Door linkage overlap technology was used to demonstrate joint of two identical sub preform to one preform

Door linkage overlap technology
Door linkage overlap technology