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25 . Jul . 2017
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…

Case Studies 25 . Jul . 2017
Case Studies
European Space Agency’s (ESA) IXV.

The Ablative Thermal Protection System is part of the Intermediate Experimental Vehicle (IXV) by integration of Amorim’s P50 cork composite in the project. It has been introduced in order to protect the structure of IXV from the effects of the thermal environment starting from the stand-by on ground phase, up to the at…

18 . Apr . 2018


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