Projects

Osprey Technologies serves both the defense and commercial industries in a wide variety of projects.

We provide an unsurpassed depth of knowledge of composite materials and their structural applications. Our 30 years of experience, combined with education, training, and an expert proficiency in design/analysis software, has made us a leader in the field.  Here are some examples of our work:

Developing college curriculum for composite technology program Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College – in second year of course development.
Link: Composite Tech Program
Development of wind turbine blade for General Dynamics Design and analysis of 22 m composite wind turbine blade; also built the composite doors for the nacelle.
Link: http://www.compositesworld.com/news/two-bladed-wind-turbine-powers-texas-desalination-plant
Development of first All-Composite Powered Paraglider (PPG) Osprey Technologies’ in-house development program.
Link:  www.osprey-ppg.com
Development program for Harley Davidson Air Filter Cover Assisted an entrepreneur with the fabrication process and refining of end product production.
Analysis of primary structure joints for Antares launch vehicle

Conducted detailed non-linear analysis of vehicle’s radial bolted joints. Analysis included details of composite layups. Provided report on safety margins and recommended design changes.
Link:  www.spaceflightnow.com
Design and analysis of automotive chassis Conducted preliminary design and analysis for a conceptual all-composite automotive chassis. Identified materials, fabrication processes, and loads at suspension and motor mount locations.
Thermal-structural analysis of cruise missile composite radome Non-linear thermal-structural analysis of radome to define overall margins.
Thermal-structural analysis for rocket engine combustion chamber Non-linear plastic analysis to verify margins and investigate low cycle fatigue life.