Smart PCM for helicopters
A delegation of JSC “Russian Helicopters” headed by Andrey Pukhov, programs management director, visited VIAM on December 18, 2013.
Within the frames of the visit, the representatives of the company examined the VIAM Center of Competence on Development and Qualification of PCM. They noted especially the high-level equipment of the center and assessed highly developments of the institute in the field of smart materials.
Following the results of the meeting, a collaboration program was signed with the purpose to create PCM structures with built-in systems of state diagnostics. It is intended to implement the basic principle in creation of polymeric composite materials of new generation on the base of integrity of material, technology and ready-to-use structure.