Manufacturing of the CMC Nose Cap for the Expert Spacecraft

  1. Tatsuki Ohji,
  2. Mrityunjay Singh and
  3. Sanjay Mathur
  1. Christian Zuber,
  2. Thomas Reimer,
  3. Kornelia Stubicar,
  4. Bernhard Heidenreich and
  5. Hermann Hald

Published Online: 19 NOV 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470944066.ch6

Advanced Processing and Manufacturing Technologies for Structural and Multifunctional Materials IV: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 31

Advanced Processing and Manufacturing Technologies for Structural and Multifunctional Materials IV: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 31

How to Cite

Zuber, C., Reimer, T., Stubicar, K., Heidenreich, B. and Hald, H. (2010) Manufacturing of the CMC Nose Cap for the Expert Spacecraft, in Advanced Processing and Manufacturing Technologies for Structural and Multifunctional Materials IV: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 31 (eds T. Ohji, M. Singh and S. Mathur), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470944066.ch6

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 NOV 2010
  2. Published Print: 27 SEP 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470594735

Online ISBN: 9780470944066

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Keywords:

  • ceramic matrix composites;
  • nose cap;
  • expert spacecraft;
  • silicon infiltration process;
  • pyrolysis

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Liquid Silicon Infiltration (LSI) Prozess

  • Manufacturing of the CFRP Nose Cap

  • Lay-Up CFRP Nose Cap

  • Pyrolysis of the CFRP Nose Cap

  • Manufacturing of Load Introduction Elements

  • In-Situ Joinig of Nose Cap and Load Introduction Elements

  • Siliconizing of the Nose Cap

  • Final Maching and Coating

  • Design Verification

  • Pressure Test of the Nose Cap

  • Load Introduction Elements

  • Conclusions