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Space Equipment Design & Analysis

Space Equipment Design & Analysis

We Offer

Design and analysis services to the Space sector, including production and test equipment as well as mechanical satellite componentry.

Experience

Many years experience in the Space Sector in both design and analysis, especially in the area of lightweight mechanisms and components.

Analysis Services

We conduct analysis in support of certification with experience in vibrational response, shock, impact & acoustics.

Our Capabilities

Design
  • Space structures & mechanisms
  • Space testing equipment
  • Light-weight metallics & composites
  • Satellite testing & handling equipment
  • Composite sandwich panel structures
  • Design for extreme vibrations
  • Design for large thermal gradients
  • Design to structural codes
Analysis
  • Advanced vibration analysis
  • Shock & impact analysis
  • Thermal radiation & heat transfer
  • Structural optimisation
  • Aerodynamic surface optimisation
  • Aerodynamic loading assessments
  • Creep, damage & fatigue analysis
  • Analysis to structural codes

Client Cases

Space Handling Equipment and Tooling

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We have recently completed the design of a versatile multi-purpose machining setup to allow composite components to manufactured to the precision required within the space industry. The machining fixture assembly allowed the customer to achieve high accuracy levels in all components with significant savings in cost and time due to the versatile design. Frewer is therefore able to couple detailed composite design and analysis with final design for manufacture alongside our manufacturing and material supplier partners for rapid project design and implantation.

Composite Space Structures

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We performed launch simulation of composite structures located in a rocket head, during launch these structures are subject to extreme acoustic vibrations that can lead to fatigue. Through efficient design and analysis iterations, the aluminium honeycomb core structures were optimised to be as light as possible whilst withstanding the extreme operational loading with a high fatigue life. The successful delivery of this project resulted in the development of design methods for large satellite solar arrays, allowing the customer to meet the demands of new markets, particularly in the field of future GPS location satellites.

Space Handling Equipment and Tooling

We have recently completed the design of a versatile multi-purpose machining setup to allow composite components to manufactured to the precision required within the space industry. The machining fixture assembly allowed the customer to achieve high accuracy levels in all components with significant savings in cost and time due to the versatile design. Frewer is therefore able to couple detailed composite design and analysis with final design for manufacture alongside our manufacturing and material supplier partners for rapid project design and implantation.

Composite Space Structures

We performed launch simulation of composite structures located in a rocket head, during launch these structures are subject to extreme acoustic vibrations that can lead to fatigue. Through efficient design and analysis iterations, the aluminium honeycomb core structures were optimised to be as light as possible whilst withstanding the extreme operational loading with a high fatigue life. The successful delivery of this project resulted in the development of design methods for large satellite solar arrays, allowing the customer to meet the demands of new markets, particularly in the field of future GPS location satellites.

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