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Multi angle loading test on tie down fittings of a transport airplane

  • Setup of a multi angle test rig for the application of tensile load in arbitary directions
  • Engineering and qualification tests (A400M)
  • strain gauges (>50 measurement points) and extensometers
  • loads up to 200kN
  • integration of complete floor sections
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Support of the Qualification of a Helicopter Liferaft-System

  • Preparation of qualification documents
  • Preparation of qualification-test procedures
  • Performance and documentation of qualification-tests
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Development Tests for XZ- and XY-Latch/Locks of the Floor-Structure for a Cargo-Aircraft

  • Load tests until failure
  • Impact tests
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Stability Test of Aicraft Floor-Panels

  • Stability test of a floor-panel for the floor structure of a transport aircraft (A400M)
  • Verification of buckling loads
  • Design and manufacturing of load introduction and support elements

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Qualification Test - Impact Tolerance of Floor-Panel for a Transport Aircraft

  • Impacttest of floor-panel of a cargo-floor structure for a transport aircraft (A400M)
  • Verification of the impact tolerance according to certification requirements (Airbus specification)

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Development Test of an Aircraft Floor-Panel

  • Static load test of an aircraft floor-panel (A400M)
  • development test with application of realistic tyre loads
  • Design and manufacturing of specific load introduction and support structures
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CFRP Floor-Panel

  • Design study for a floor-panel of a cargo aircraft (A400M)
  • Composite design of the floor-panel
  • Additonal material test for determining of relevant material properties (impact-tolerance)
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Impact Behaviour of CFRP Laminates for Floor-Panels

  • Investigation of different fibre-matrix systems as well as different laminate lay-ups (frabric and UD prepreg based)
  • Impact tests from 5 to 50J
  • Ultrasonic scanning for damage assessment and compression after impact (CAI) tests

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Tie-Down-Channel of a Cargo-Aircraft Floor Structure

  • Design study for a Tie-Down-Channel for the cargo-floor of an aircraft (A400M) as a single integral part (milled design)
  • weight optimized design considering a large number of interface load cases (equipment configurations)
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Impact Behaviour of Aluminium Sandwhich and Friction-Stir-Welded Aluminium Designs for Floor-Panels

  • Investigation of tolerance against impact loads (different impactor shapes)
  • Damage assessment and subsequent design optimisation based on test results
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Investigation of Ball Mat for A340 Cargo Handling System

  • Thermal cycling of a ball mat between -40°C and 60°C with functional tests
  • Peel tests of S-glass GFRP protection layer

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