18, September 2018

ESA Open Invitation to Tender AO9471
Open Date: 17/09/2018
Closing Date: 31/10/2018 13:00:00

Status: ISSUED
Reference Nr.: 18.133.07
Prog. Ref.: Technology Developme
Budget Ref.: E/0901-01 – Technology Developme
Tender Type: C
Price Range: 200-500 KEURO
Products: Satellites & Probes / Structures / Space structures with changing geometries / Deployable Structures, Adaptive Trusses, … / Satellites & Probes / Structures / Folded structures / Satellites & Probes / Structures / Secondary Structures / Satellites & Probes / Parts / Mechanical, Optical and Magnetic parts / Connecting parts (nuts, bolts, etc), Separating parts (springs, cutters, etc), Spacing Parts, Bearing Parts, Control Parts (gears) / Satellites & Probes / Structures / Satellite Bus
Techology Domains: Structures / High Stability and High-Precision S/C Structures / Joining and Mounting Technologies / Structures / Inflatable and Deployable Structures / Joining Technologies
Establishment: ESTEC
Directorate: Directorate of Tech, Eng. & Quality
Department: Mechanical Engineering Department
Division: Structure and Mechanisms Division
Contract Officer: van Hilten, Linda
Industrial Policy Measure: C1 – Activities in open competition limited to the non-Larg…
Last Update Date: 17/09/2018
Update Reason: Tender issue

The objective of this activity is the development of advanced, cost and mass effective aluminum fittings and joining technologies in CFRP tubes to be applied in high dimensional accuracy demanding applications and large temperature ranges.The activity shall cover the identification of suitable concepts, materials and joining technologies, the preliminary design of the most promising concepts and the development of manufacturing processes including screening on sample level.This shall be followed by the detailed designand analysis of a breadboard to be manufactured and characterized and verified by test.Procurement Policy: C(1) = Activity restricted to non-prime contractors (incl. SMEs). For additional information please go to EMITS news “Industrial Policy measures for non-primes, SMEs and RD entities in ESA programmes”.

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