Research

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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FOCUS

Flexible and robot-based surface structuring using positions of regulated UKP fiber guidance on 3D free-form geometries Funding agency Sponsored as EFRE-0801624 / MP-2-2-020d by Details The FOCUS project aims at the development of a novel flexible laser processing center based on commercial 6-axis robots, an innovative sensor-supported position detection and position control as well as a …

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CompactGears4Turbo

Innovative process chain for the production of lightweight gears for aerospace using 5-axis milling and grinding Funding agency Details The aim of the CompactGears4Turbo project is to develop an innovative process chain for manufacturing compact lightweight gears for aerospace transmissions by means of 5-axis milling and grinding. By adopting the established 5-axis milling technology, unused …

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VoKoES

Predicting and compensating for part distortion caused by residual stresses occurring during 5-axis machining operations Funding agency Sponsored as EFRE-0801656 / MP-2-2-039e by Details Producing companies in the metal processing industry are subject to the highest requirements with regard to high component quality and low manufacturing costs. A frequently occurring problem that has not been mastered so …

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SimSeKo

Simulation and sensor based collision avoidance and toolpath correction for machine tools Funding agency Funding notice The research and development project “SimSeKo – Simulation and sensor based collision avoidance and toolpath correction for machine tools” is funded by the Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) as part of the Central Innovation Programme for …

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CLM40

Integration and development of simulation and path planning algorithms for use in close to hardware control loops Funding agency Details The “Closed Loop Manufacturing 4.0” (CLM4.0) project aims to increase the productivity and autonomy of machining production through the use of intelligently networked systems. Productivity and autonomy are negatively influenced by process instabilities (rattling), among …

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SiRoWo

Development of a CAM-Module to digitize manual work-steps in woodworking Funding agency Details SMEs in the wood working sector are joining the current trend of manufacturing customized products. To remain competitive, they have to specialize more and more on small production batches. This is why the machining of extreme freeform shapes with a lot of …

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MatLaMed

Development of New H-type Tool Steel Materials via Wire- and Powder-based Laser Metal Deposition for Toughness and Hardness Enhancement Funding agency Details This project will develop an innovative hybrid CAM-based laser added manufacturing process. The process simultaneously uses wire feed and small amounts of powder for the adaptive manufacturing of new materials and new material …

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IDEA

Industrialization of digital engineering and additive manufacturing (AM) Funding agency Details The overall objective of the “Industrialization of Digital Engineering and Additive Manufacturing (AM) – IDEA” is the industrialization of additive manufacturing for the German industry by realizing a fully integrated, automated AM production line. By this measure, the biggest challenge facing variant-rich series production …

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