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IRT Jules Verne launches ‘ZEBRA project’ to develop 100% recyclable composite wind turbine blades with industrial partners

Wind energy, both onshore and offshore, plays a critical role in the world’s transition to carbon-free energy sources. With a product lifespan of 30 years and a wind turbine recyclability rate of 85% to 90%, the wind power industry is now looking to close the remaining gap by designing and manufacturing the first 100% recyclable […]

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Because health is our priority, and given the latest strict containment measures taken by French President, IRT Jules Verne adapts its organization.       Our priority : to protect our staff and contribute to brake the virus spread while maintaining as much as we can a continuity of our activity.   Therefore, all IRT […]

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Discover the SIDEFFECT project

Discover the SIDEFFECT project : Continuous induction welding, a technical challenge for thermoplastic fuselage.   The SIDEFFECT project aims to develop and evaluate dynamic induction welding for thermoplastic fuselage in a low cost and high speed context.  The final demonstrator integrates the geometric complexities representative of a fuselage panel.      Watch the video : 

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Discover the SHORE project

Discover the SHORE project: Assessing the health of assemblies on offshore wind turbines through video monitoring with interviews with IRT Jules Verne, General Electric and Gustave Eiffel University.   The objective of this project is to identify an optimal monitoring method to assess the health status of the targeted assemblies and welded assemblies (e.g. loss […]

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IRT Jules Verne, Airbus and Fives Machining launch MADRAS automated textile deposition line for WING project

The IRT Jules Verne & its partners Airbus, Loiretech & Fives Machining inaugurated, on Thursday 13 February, the automated manufacturing line for textile composite preforms MADRAS in the presence of Stéphanie Houel.   The implementation of this 18-metre long line including three robotic islands marks a key stage in the WING project.   Launched in […]

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Discover the WING project: High volume deposition & preforming line in video with interviews of Airbus, Fives & Loiretech.   The objective of the project is to evaluate the capacity of textile technology to meet the high production rates of the aeronautics industry for large parts with complex geometry and dimensions. Research topics include: preform […]

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Happy New Year 2020!

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2019 Scientific Council of the Jules Verne Institute

The Scientific Council of the IRT Jules Verne held its annual meeting on Friday 22 November 2019.

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