Meet FORTAPE Project partners at JEC Europe 2015

Partners from the FORTAPE project will be exhibiting at the JEC Europe 2015 exhibition on 10th – 12th March at Porte de Versailles, Paris. Visit us and we can discuss about the aim and the objectives of the FORTAPE project. CTAG – Hall 7.3, Stand G62 CANOE – Hall 7.2, Stand F54 IRT Jules Verne […]

Horizon 2020 funds composites manufacturing research project

The ‘Research on efficient integrated systems for the manufacturing of complex parts based on unidirectional tapes for the automotive and aeronautical’, or FORTAPE, project won funding under the 2014 Factories of the Future call. The research consortium, which is led by Centro Tecnológico de Automoción de Galicia, or CTAG, also involves CANOE, ARKEMA and IRT […]

Fortape: European Project Starting in 2015

The “FORTAPE: Research on efficient integrated systems for the manufacturing of complex parts based on unidirectional tapes for the automotive and aeronautical” project has just started, led by CTAG. The project is to last three years and has a budget of nearly 5 M€. The “FORTAPE: Research on efficient integrated systems for the manufacturing of […]

FORTAPE participates in the International Carbon Composites Conference “IC3”, Arcachon 2016

Our colleagues, Thibaut Savart from CANOE and Fernando Rodríguez from AIRBUS presented the preliminary results obtained in FORTAPE Project concerning the use of UD tapes (PA+CF) to obtain high performance composite parts for aeronautics industry. IC3-SAVART-RODRIGUEZ-Proposal

Industrial Technologies 2016 – Creating a Smart Europe, Ámsterdam 24-26 June

  Poster_FORTAPE The European conference Industrial Technologies 2016 – Creating a Smart Europe is organised as an associated event of the Netherlands Presidency of the Council of the European Union. The conference is organized by key representatives from the Dutch industrial innovation ecosystem. CTAG, as coordinator of FORTAPE Project has participated in the poster sessions […]

ECCM17 – 17th European Conference on Composite Materials, Munich 26th – 30th June 2016

Our colleague, Fernando Rodríguez, presented the approach proposed by AIRBUS to adapt the laser in-situ consolidation process for the use of fire-proof polyamides for its application in secondary structures interior cabin parts.

ICAutoC 2016 – International Conference on Automotive Composites – September 21 to 23, 2016 – Lisbon

ICAutoC 2016 is the first international conference on automotive composites that aims to bring together and to disseminate knowledge between academics/researchers and industry practitioners. It will be a forum for engineers and applied scientists engaged in composite materials within automotive vehicles to contribute to the field and to disseminate technical information. Raquel Ledo, Project coordinator […]

FORTAPE in Manufuture 2017 – Tallin

Raquel Ledo, coordinator of FORTAPE Project, presented the main results during Manufuture 2017 in Tallin. This international conference brought toghether over 600 representatives from industry and academia from all over Europe. The video and presentation of her participation are available in the following links:      

FORTAPE in the Carbon Fibres & Advanced High Performance Composites Cluster (CFPC)

Some Project partners (AIRBUS, ARKEMA, CANOE, CTAG) are also members of the Carbon Fibres & Advanced High Performance Composites Cluster (CFPC). This cluster aims to bring together EC funded projects to enable the sharing of ideas, results and concepts, contributing to the EU Strategic Research Roadmaps and to use the synergistic effect to improve […]

FORTAPE project was finished

FORTAPE project was finished on 31st January after 36 months of project implementation. The achieved results concerning the UD-tapes manufacturing and also the manufacturing of automotive and aeronautical parts  reinforced with UD-tapes have been successful. The feasibility (both tehcnical and economical) of the processes has been demonstrated and from now on, new adjustments and optimizations […]

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