3D Light Trans
Our missionThe 3D-LightTrans low-cost manufacturing chain will make textile reinforced composites affordable for mass production of components, fulfilling increasing requirements on performance, light weight and added value of the final product in all market sectors.

Scientific results

3D-LightTrans manufacturing chain is the result of intensive research and development effort, leading to high quality scientific results. This page provides an insight into some of the most representative publishable project results and will be regularly updated to follow the project progress between 2011 and 2015.

 
Project video

 
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3D-LightTrans Brochure
 
Project brochure

 
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3D-LightTrans poster at TechTextil 2011
International Trade Fair for Technical Textiles & Non-woven
(Frankfurt, 24-26 May, 2011)

 
3D-LightTrans Poster (general presentation, version 0)

 
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3D-LightTrans poster at ITMA’11
International Textile and Garnment Machinery Exhibition
(2011, 22-29 Sept., Barcelona, Spain)

 
3D-LightTrans Poster (general presentation, version 1)

 
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Short article on 3D-LightTrans in ENMat Newletter
ENMat Newsletter, 3rd Issue
(March 2012)

 
3D-LightTrans article

 
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3D-LightTrans poster at Industrial Technologies
Industrial Technologies
(2012, 19-21June, Aarhus – Denmark)

 
3D-LightTrans Poster (general presentation and first year progress)

 
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3D-LightTrans scientific publications in Aachen
4th World Conference on 3D fabrics
(2012, 10-12 September, Aachen, Germany)

 
High-performance lightweight multifunctional composites based on
3D-shaped multilayered woven fabrics

Authors: Roland Kleicke (TUD), Monireh Fazeli (TUD), Chokri Cherif (TUD), Wim Van Paepegem
 
Experimental characterization of the tensile behavior of a polypropylene/glass 3D-fabric: from the yarn to the fabric
Authors: Jean-Emile Rocher*, Samir Allaoui, Gilles Hivet, Eric Blond

 
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3D-LightTrans Project News – Brochure update sheet
 
Project News – Spring 2013

 

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3D-LightTrans session in AUTEX 2013
13th AUTEX World Textile Conference
(2013, 22-24 May, Dresden, Germany)

 
Plenary Session: Wednesday May 22
 
3D-LightTrans: High Performance Composites for automotive
Presented by Silvio Antonioni (CRF)

 
3D-LightTrans Session on Thursday May 23
 
3D-LightTrans presentation by the coordinator
Marianne Hörlesberger (AIT)
 
Abrasion resistance of hybrid yarns for composite applications
S. Moorkens et al. (UGhent)
 
EXPERIMENTAL TESTING OF TWO THREE-DIMENSIONAL (3D)-NON CRIMP FABRICS OF COMMINGLED YARNS Experimental investigation of the deformability of a 3D-Fabric of commingled yarns
Authors: J.E.ROCHER, S. ALLAOUI, G. HIVET and E.BLOND (UOrleans)
 
High-performance lightweight multifunctional composites based on 3D-shaped multilayered woven fabrics
M.Fazeli et al. (TU-Dresden)
 

 

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3D-LightTrans poster at TechTextile 2013
TechTextile 2013- International Trade Fair for Technical Textiles & Non-woven
(2013, 11-13 June, Frankfurt, Germany)

 
3D-LightTrans Poster (general presentation of project progress by spring 2013)
 

 

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EC projects’ session in TEXCOMP11
TEXCOMP11- International Conference on Textile Composites
(2013, September, Leuven, Belgium)

 
EXPERIMENTAL AND NUMERICAL STUDY OF THE IMPACT BEHAVIOUR OF 3D WOVEN THERMOPLASTIC COMPOSITES FOR AUTOMOTIVE APPLICATIONS (Abstract)
Authors: S. Jacques1 (Ghent University), M. Fazeli (TU Dresden), M. de la Fuente (Leitat), M. Dierick (Ghent Universtity) and W. Van Paepegem (Ghent University)
 

 

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ICMST 2014- 5th Int. Conf. on Manufacturing Science and Technology
(June 7-8, 2014, Sarawak)
 

A novel manufacturing chain for low cost 3D textile reinforced polymer composites
Authors:ALMANSA Ana, FAZELI Monireh, LAURENT Benoit, PADROS Pere and HÖRLESBERGER Marianne
 

 

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Industrial Technologies 2014: Smart growth through research and innovation- Towards Europe 2020
(April 9-11, 2014, Athens)
 

LOW COST MANUFACTURING OF 3D TEXTILE COMPOSITES
Authors:Ana Almansa Martin
 

 

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16th European Conference on Composite Materials
(June 22-26, Seville)
 

LARGE SCALE MANUFACTURING OF LIGHTWEIGHT 3D MULTIFUNCTIONAL COMPOSITES
Authors:A. Almansa, S. Menegazzi, W. Van Paepegem , L. Bateup, E. Kny
 

 

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Project Coordinator

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Dr. Marianne Hoerlesberger, AIT
marianne.hoerlesberger@ait.ac.at

Exploitation & Dissemination Manager

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Dr. Ana Almansa Martin, Xedera
aam@xedera.eu

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