Autonomous regeneration

Damage events in structural composites can be regenerated

Life-time extension

The composite life-time is extended at least 3 times

Properties preservation

Mechanical and durability properties are preserved

Processing compatibility

Manufacturing is equivalent to benchmark composites

Non-invasive intervention

Healing is provided by a simple thermal trigger using a portable heat gun

Recycling

Improved end-of-life management

Our story of research on self-healing composites starts 12 years ago in the Laboratory for Processing of Advanced Composites (LPAC) at EPFL in Lausanne, Switzerland. After all these years of thorough research within the walls of this laboratory, the technology has been pushed further, giving birth to CompPair. We are now able to deliver the first efficient bio-inspired in-situ repair solution for extending the life-time of composite structures!

Our story of research on self-healing composites starts 12 years ago in the Laboratory for Processing of Advanced Composites (LPAC) at EPFL in Lausanne, Switzerland. After all these years of thorough research within the walls of this laboratory, the technology has been pushed further, giving birth to CompPair. We are now able to deliver the first efficient bio-inspired in-situ repair solution for extending the life-time of composite structures!

Healing demonstration on a glass textile based composite

Visual healing corresponds to mechanical healing!

Impact damage representative of a real part application

 Impact damage representative of a real part application

Impact fully healed in 3 minutes simply using a heat gun

The reference composite is an industry benchmark

Impact fully healed in 3 minutes simply using a heat gun.

The reference composite is an industry benchmark.