OscAR - Austrian supply chain for aluminum fuselage components

Project: Research project

Project Details


The reduction in structural weight plays an important role in aircraft efficiency. The family of
AlMgSc alloys which has been investigated for some years, offers increased strength by
adding sufficient Scandium content and then offers the ideal condition for laser welded
fuselage shells. The deep knowledge about the material behaviour in elastic (static) and
plastic (forming) regimes is necessary in order to develop parts with superior properties . Part
of the OscAR consortium are two well-known Austrian companies, which will get the option
to put them in place of aircraft manufacturing industries.
Effective start/end date1/01/1331/12/15