How can the fatigue strength of GFRP leaf springs be further increased? From the point of view of Prause Durotec as a specialist for such springs, this is a highly interesting question.
Lightweight construction is always in focus for flying machines. For the quadrocopter project of a team from Friedrich Alexander University, Prause Durotec contributed featherweight molded parts made of S-Ply carbon.
The Chambers of Industry and Commerce in South Westphalia (SIHK) regularly publish the "Hidden Champions" from the region. Among them: Prause Durotec as European market leader for leaf springs made of fiber composites.
NASA's "Rover Challenge": an international competition for space-loving students. Pneumatic tires are not suitable for space. The alternative: spring elements made of composite material.
Dialog gives impetus: In the intensive exchange between our company and universities, more than 15 diploma, bachelor and master theses have been realized in the last 20 years.