Special composite structures for space applications


composites for use in cosmos:

  • Development of sandwich composite structures
  • Development of monolithic composite structures
  • Thermomechanical analysis of materials
  • Mechanical testing of materials, construction nodes and structures
  • Vibration and shock tests
  • Thermal cycling in vacuum
  • Design and production of test products (MGSE)
  • NDT composite and sandwich structures



  • Thermovacuum chamber
  • Vibrators
  • Shock table

Research projects:

  • OPTIKOM -  "Kompozity s modifikovanými optickými vlastnostmi povrchu pro aplikace ve vesmíru" (2017 – 2020,  MPO-TRIO, project no. FV20457)
  • "Advanced Composite Materials and Technologies" Sub-objective no. 4 (2018-2022, MPO Institucional funding for DKRVO)

contact person:

Ing. Bohuslav Cabrnoch, Ph.D., Head of R&D and design engineering, Composite technologies department, VZLU
tel: +420 225 115 480, e-mail: cabrnoch@vzlu.cz