Wibond

An innovative flexible device will be designed and manufactured to allow structural bonding of a SAT composite wingbox.
The device will be used to join the inner ribs and the lower panel to the upper panel where are already cocured 3 Spar.
To allow the control of an effective bonding a SHM system based on fiber optic sensors will be incorporated into the bonding line.

THE PROJECT

The final aim of the project is the manufacturing of a Tool (JIG) for the bonding of a complete wing

  • Funding ProgrammeJTI-CS2-2018-CFP08-AIR-02-61 Development and Optimization of Bonding Assembly Technology for a Composite Material Wingbox
  • DateMar 1, 2019 - Oct 1, 2021
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Progress

CDR completed

The Demonstrator has been manufactured

The WIBOND Consortium

WIBOND consortium parties are well balanced and complete each other of competences and expertise.

Protom has developed an extensive experience in design & project management. It has developed an extensive know-how in aerospace strictures & system, being able to carry on the entire process from the overall design of a product or sub-assembly to the specific design of detail parts.


Year after year the Company has grown, developing in technology, resources and competencies in order to furnish integrated products and services.


The company is a reference in Italy for precision machining, interested not only in excelling in the sector, but also in keeping alive the Made in Italy


The CNR is the largest public research institution in Italy, focusing on promoting innovation and competitiveness of the national industrial system, internationalization of the national research system, and providing technologies and solutions to emerging public and private needs

The Wibond project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No. 832008

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