Research

European Consortium Targets Zero Defect Manufacturing

ModuleWorks, a leading supplier of CAM software components, announces its participation in the EU-funded InterQ project. Coordinated by the IDEKO research centre in Spain, the InterQ project unites 25 partners from 11 European countries to develop an integrated data management platform for zero-defect manufacturing. Digital manufacturing unlocks a vast amount of data on the production …

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CAM 2030

Joint project: Development of an innovative solution for advanced systems engineering of computer-aided process planning of the future (CAM2030); Subproject: Development and testing of the connection of modern, digital support tools to the CAM system Project start: Oct 2020 Project end: Sep 2023 Funding agency Details The aim of CAM2030 is to develop an innovative …

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Smart4DED

Development of software components for the production line of titan-based parts created through Direct-Energy-Deposition-Process Project start: Mar 2020 Project end: Feb 2023 Funding agency Details In the Smart4DED project, a continuously networked process chain for the manufacture of high-quality titanium components is to be developed, set up and tested in an aerospace company’s near-series environment. …

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Freiformschmiede 4.0

The aim of Freiformschmiede 4.0 project is to develop a process planning tool for the freeform forging of complex geometries Funding agency Funding notice The research and development project “Freeform forging 4.0 – CAM application for interactive planning of forging processes.” is funded by the Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) as part …

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PhysiX-CAM

Development of a digital twin for milling on the basis of physical simulations by coupling an innovative swept-volume CAM system with an FE simulation system Funding agency This project is financially supported by European Regional Development Fund (EFRE – Europäischen Fonds für regionale Entwicklung). Details The aim of the “PhysiX-CAM” research project is to develop CAM …

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Flex-Tool

An integral process value chain based on Hybrid Manufacturing process for a flexible and reconfigurable production of high complexity tooling Funding agency Details The Flex-Tool project will tackle a global solution for an innovative hybrid manufacturing process that wil combine Laser Material Deposition additive manufacturing technique with 5 axis milling, in order to produce medium-large-scale …

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BrushToCut

Machine integrated Brushing for Adaptive Manufacturing of special Purpose Cutting Tools Funding agency Funding notice The research project “BrushtoCut – machine-integrated 5-axis brushes for the adaptive production of high-performance tools” is funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) and executed within the framework of the European funding programme “Eurostars”. Project Number E! …

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AdPro

Additive manufacturing and automated post machining of freeform biodegradable magnesium implants – AdPro Project start: Oct 2018 Project end: Sep 2021 Details The common goal of the joint project AdPro is the design and development of a Manufacturing process chain consisting of additive manufacturing and subsequent reworking by Milling for the production of individual, biologically …

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Innoflex

Innovative, adaptive and flexible fine machining process for the automation of manual fine machining processes using moulds Funding agency Sponsored as EFRE-0801650 / MP-2-2-038b by Details The project combines experience and knowledge from the CNC field with systematically developed model theory to automate the fine machining process. For this purpose a force adjustable tool system is used …

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ObHämm

Surface hardening of freeform surfaces; Algorithms for optimized toolpath generation for surface hardnening Funding agency Details This project is developing new methods and tools to improve the performance of mechanical surface peening of forming tools. Mechanical surface peening is a metal forming process for mechanical surface treatment. The tool moves over the workpiece along defined toolpaths and …

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