EURO-COMPOSITES

CORE BUSINESS

The EC-Group is a global player in the field of advanced and demanding composites products. We offer technical solutions based on advanced composites adapted to the needs of our customers: we can develop solutions to your exact requirements, or we manufacture products precisely to your specifications. Just how it fits best for you and your production strategy.

PRODUCTS & SERVICES

• Advanced composites parts production

• Machined and/or formed composite parts

• Design and manufacturing of tools and moulds

• Completion of drop-in parts (inserts, reinforcements, extruded profiles, priming, grinding, coating)

• Autoclave processing

• Resin infusion and resin transfer moulding processes for interior and structural parts

• Final assembly of complete units

• Kevlar®, Nomex®, Glassfibre and Aluminium Honeycomb (with or without perforation)

• Sandwich panels (flat and curved structures)

TECHNICAL MEANS

• RI – resin infusion

• Autoclave

• FSW – friction stir welding

• Coating

• CAD/CAM software

• CNC milling centers

• Sandwich panel production

• Honeycomb production

• Quality control and measurement tools

• Laboratory for mechanical tests

• X-ray chamber

MAIN CUSTOMERS

ESA, QinetiQ Space, Airbus Defence and Space, Boeing, Thales Alenia Space, MDA Corporation, Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR), SENER

MAJOR SPACE PROJECTS

Ongoing Projects

• EUCLID: Aluminum External Panels manufacturing

• PROBA Next (P200): Aluminum structural panels, CFRP solar array substrates, Solar Array substrates

• PROBA-3: Aluminum structural panels, CFRP solar array substrates, Solar Array substrates

• PROBA-3: Optical bench

Heritage

 

ESA PROJECTS

• Small Geo: CFRP and Aluminum Structural Panels, Transport boxes and Heat Pipe Test Panel for the Platform

• PROBA-V: Aluminum structural panels, CFRP solar array substrates, Solar Array substrates

• BepiColombo: High Temperature Aluminum Core (Flight Hardware)

• Perforated Hoenycomb core: Qualification of perforated honeycomb types for Space application

• Quartz-Glass honeycomb core and sandwich panels: RF transparent glass fibre sandwich panels

STUDIES

• Light-weight, torsion-free structural panel with excellent surface properties

• Development of CFRP radiator panels with integrated fluid tubes

• Manufacturing of Honeycomb panel with embedded heat pipes for telecommunication satellites

• Study for structural CFRP thermal conditions

PROJECTS

• Abrixas: Support panel for solar arrays

• BIRD: Solar Array support panels

• Herschel & Planck: Sub-Platform Test Dummy and Solar Panel Test Dummies

• Astrosat100: Structural Panel, Aluminum face sheets

• TET: Solar array panels, Payload panel

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