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Validation of high load capacity gear material (VHLGM)

Start date: May 1, 2013, End date: Dec 31, 2016,

The VHLGM project goal is to integrate the currently available knowledge of the strength properties of the high load innovative aeronautical gear’s material used into the Power Reduction Gearbox of Geared Open Rotor demonstrator (SAGE 2) through an optimized characterization process with potential benefits on future applications.To achieve this object the project is divided in two main tasks. The ...
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Scouting High Performance Steels for Gears and Bearings (HIPSGEAR)

Start date: Apr 1, 2014, End date: Nov 30, 2016,

The HIPSGEAR (scouting HIgh Performance Steels for GEARs and bearings) project supports the aims to demonstrate technologies for an Integral Drive System (IDS) engine concept. The gearbox system requirements, transferring power from the fan to the low pressure turbine, lead to the need of new innovative high strength materials for critical components in particular bearings and their integration wi ...
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Geared Turbofan Test Rig (GTFTR)

Start date: Oct 1, 2013, End date: Sep 30, 2016,

The GTF (Geared TurboFan) engine represents one of the most promising architectural innovations in the aeronautical market, meeting requirements of constant improvement in engine performance in terms of fuel consumption, noise and gas emission.The concept which this engine architecture is based on involves the mechanical uncoupling of the turbine shaft from the fan section, by means of introductio ...
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