METHOD OF MANUFACTURING A COMPOSITE STRUCTURE INCLUDING A TEXTILE FABRIC ASSEMBLY

Gregor Fischer (Inventor)

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Abstract

The invention relates to a textile fabric assembly (1) comprising at least two textile layers (2). The textile layers (2) are joined at a plurality of points (3) and/or along a plurality of lines (6) so that they form inner and outer walls, respectively. The invention also relates to a method of manufacturing a composite structure (10). The method may comprise providing a form (8) that has a shape corresponding to a desired shape of an internal cavity in the composite structure (10) to be manufactured. The textile fabric assembly (1) is arranged around the form (8), and a curable material (9) is filled into the at least one inner space (4) between the textile layers (2). The form (8) may be inflatable. Alternatively, the method may comprise arranging the textile fabric assembly (1) around an initial structure and/or mechanically fastened to a surface of an initial structure to be reinforced and then filling it with a curable material (9).

Original languageEnglish
IPCE04C 5/ 07 A I
Patent numberEP3178643
Filing date14/06/2017
CountryInternational Bureau of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
Priority date10/12/2015
Priority numberEP20150199307
Publication statusPublished - 14 Jun 2017

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