Advanced Composite Structures Australia delivers a competitive advantage to clients seeking transformative change:
– World-leading services related to composites design, analysis and optimisation.
– Proven materials and manufacturing solutions for low risk composites adoption and implementation.
– Globally recognised expertise in maintenance and inspection of composites.
– A portfolio of innovative products and processes that are available for commercialisation and technology transfer.
From initial technology search through to industrial application, ACS Australia staff have the expertise and experience to conduct and manage the any program from start to finish.
ACS Australia uses in-house developed and commercial simulation software, combined with manufacturing process development, to significantly reduce project costs and lead times. We apply our comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the manufacturer and end-user requirements to optimise the outcome of your project.
With its broad range of knowledge and capabilities, ACS Australia is also able to offer the following services:
• Technology Reviews
• Expert Witness
• Failure Analysis
• Product Testing
• Research Project Management
• Development of Grant Applications
Strategic Alliances and Partnering
ACS Australia engages in formal and informal strategic alliances, providing complementary skills and knowledge to partner organisations in a cost-effective manner.
Where appropriate, ACS Australia will invite relevant experienced, specialised organisations to contribute to the project, to enable ACS Australia to deliver a total implementation solution to its clients.
An ACS Australia project leader is assigned to manage your project, and becomes your single point of contact with the other contributing organisations.
Intellectual Property Protection
Our experience with highly secure projects in Aerospace and Defence assures you of confidentiality of your proprietary information. We are also experienced in Intellectual Property and Technology Licensing Agreements.
Technology Transfer and Professional Training Courses
A critical aspect of successful implementation and ongoing use of new technology often rests with the knowledge and skills of the technology users. ACS Australia staff have a long history in technology transfer, as managers of major education programs, supervisors of postgraduate students and through the delivery of professional education services.
Since 2003, ACS Australia staff have conducted 34 courses and workshops for industry.
ACS Australia is well equipped to train engineers, technicians and operators in areas such as:
• Advanced Design and Analysis
• RTM and 3D Reinforced Composites
• Tooling for Manufacture
• Adhesive Bonding
• Mechanical Testing
• Fire Performance
• Structural Health Monitoring
Specialist courses and training can be arranged for individual companies and education facilities.
Knowledge Transfer via Staff Placement
ACS Australia can supply experienced postgraduate engineers and technical officers to work within client organisations to augment their capability and transfer knowledge to client staff. A number of organisations have taken advantage of this service to allow them to undertake work in a new field and to embed new technologies within their organisations.
Client staff can also be placed within ACS Australia during the development phase of a project to provide client input and to increase their skills in research, advanced analysis, manufacturing, modelling, testing and design.