Development Process:
The Zip Line with turns

From concept research to industrialization, Explora Innovation has developed SLALOMFLY, a zip line system with turns. We present our project method to you via this concrete example.

 
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01

TECHNOLOGIC WATCH AND PATENTS

  • Market and technology analysis

  • Inspiration

  • Identification of  innovation areas

02

FIRST SKETCHES

  • Creativity

  • Design brainstorming

  • Axis of development - choice of first technical solutions

Croquis slalomfly
Croquis slalomfly

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croquis charriots
croquis charriots

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croquis freinage magnétique
croquis freinage magnétique

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Croquis slalomfly
Croquis slalomfly

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Brevet inspirant charriot
Brevet inspirant charriot

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Brevet inspirant rail
Brevet inspirant rail

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Brevet inspirant structure
Brevet inspirant structure

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Brevet inspirant charriot

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Planning GANTT
Planning GANTT

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AMDEC
AMDEC

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Analyse fonctionelle
Analyse fonctionelle

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Planning GANTT
Planning GANTT

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03  PROJECT MANAGEMENT

  • Stage and gate method

  • Duration: 1 year

  • Functional specifications

  • FMEA

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Render Charriot 1
Render Charriot 1

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2D Charriot
2D Charriot

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Render Charriot 2
Render Charriot 2

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Render Charriot 1

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04  DESIGN

  • CAD mechanical design

  • Braking/Energy calculation studies

  • Simulation

  • Cost optimization

05

PROTOYPING AND TESTING

  • Fast prototype  

  • In situ and laboratory tests :

    • Tests of several braking solutions (magnetic, centrifugal, friction)

    • Mechanical resistance/safety tests

Prototype 1
Prototype 1

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Tests 1
Tests 1

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Prototype 2
Prototype 2

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Prototype 1
Prototype 1

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Installation Villard de Lans
Installation Villard de Lans

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Certification APAVE
Certification APAVE

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Installation Villard de Lans
Installation Villard de Lans

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06  CERTIFICATION

Our slalomfly product meets the following standards:

  • Standard EN15567

  • Standard PrEN 17109

  •  APAVE Certification

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Brevet Eclisse 1

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Brevet Eclisse 2
Brevet Eclisse 2

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Brevet Eclisse 1

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  • Patent Protection of the key elements of the invention

  • 1 Patent on the rail jointing system

INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY

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Render 3D Slalomfly
Render 3D Slalomfly

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Charriot Slalomfly
Charriot Slalomfly

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Render 3D Slalomfly
Render 3D Slalomfly

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08

INDUSTRIALIZATION

  • Laser cutted and welded frame

  • Local partners (French Alps)

  • Rail: Tube laser cutted and bended