VIAM AND SSTC DISCUSSED PROSPECTS OF COOPERATION
On June 17, 2015, a delegation of Joint Stock Corporation “Shipbuilding & Shiprepair Technology Center” (JSC "SSTC") headed by Valery M. Levshakov, Director of CJSC «Export and Industrial Firm «Sudotechnologiya» visited the All-Russian Scientific-Research Institute of Aviation Materials (VIAM).
Within the visit, the guests were acquainted with scientific laboratories and high-tech small-tonnage production bays. Specialists of the Institute told about the newest achievements of VIAM in the field of materials engineering and showed operation of unique equipment. A special attention of representatives of JSC "SSTC" was paid to the test facilities of the Institute, scientific and research complex of additive manufacturing, center of competence in the field of PCM development and qualification and scientific and production complex for composite materials that are of increasing use in shipbuilding.
It should be noted that during the visit, the parties discussed the development of technologies for production and processing of composite materials, intelligent PCM based on polymer matrixes with the function of monitoring and adaptation to stresses, technology for production of metal-powder compositions and standardization of production processes.
Joint Stock Corporation “Shipbuilding & Shiprepair Technology Center” (JSC "SSTC") is a leading technology center of shipbuilding in Russia, one of the largest research institutions in St. Petersburg and has the status of the State Scientific Center of the Russian Federation. It carries out fundamental and exploratory researches in the field of modern technologies for the shipbuilding and engineering.
Research laboratories, engineering and design departments are included in its structure. The specialists of JSC "SSTC" develop and implement new processes and tools for a wide range of manufacturing operations enabling a radically change in conditions and nature of shipbuilding production and an increase in labor efficiency in the dockyards.