5 results found amorim tps
Since the Scout rockets in the 1960´s passing through the iconic Space Shuttle to today’s Falcon, Delta or Ariane and Vega programs, we’ve consistently supplied quality grade products to the Aerospace industry.
Thermal protection with cork
Amorim Cork Composites’ participation in the project will support the development of simulation processes and the structural design with the production of thermal protection components. The company's mission includes the creation of a new cork-based solution – Spatulated Thermal Protection System (TPS) - which can be a…
Vega, the european rocket
The European Space Agency's (ESA) most recent rocket was launched into space in 2012, equipped with technical products manufactured by Amorim Cork Composites. To prevent the rocket from overheating, cork was placed in the nose cone and other areas sensitive to temperature.As a result of the natural thermal and vibratio…
Body 2 - ixv project
PRODUCTS Two materials are used for the ablative TPS: Amorim P50 cork composite material with very high thermal insulating performance; AVIO SV2 silicone based material for covering antennas and electronic devices in order to assure radio transparency for ground to spacecraft communications. Due to the TPS´s high thi…