LATTICE STRUCTURE DESIGN AND MANUFACTURING TECHNIQUES
A lattice structure includes a plurality of strut elements, each strut element formed by coupling one or more lengths of uncured graphite fiber reinforced polymer (GFRP) tow or yarn with posts so as to form a lattice, then curing the lattice. The lattice may include a plurality of open tetrahedral-like truss arrangements, each open tetrahedral-like truss arrangement including six strut elements and four posts.
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Published patent application
Disclosure date: 05-31-2018
Publication date: 12-10-2018
Applicant: SPACE SYSTEMS/LORAL LLC, US
Inventor: CARINI GREGORY DAVID, US ; FREESTONE MICHAEL PAUL, US ; RODRIGUES DANIEL ALBINO, US
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