The Fraunhofer Institute for Organic Electronics, Electron Beam and Plasma Technology FEP, one of the leading research and development partners for the development of surface technologies, together with Applied Materials, Inc. is exhibiting innovative technologies for the production of transparent and hot steam sterilizable packaging films at AIMCAL 2016 from May 30 – June 2, 2016 in Dresden, Germany.
Packaging films are ubiquitous, yet their importance and sophistication are often overlooked by consumers. In order to ensure the quality of the purchased...27.05.2016 | Read more
From May 31st to June 02nd, 2016, international industry representatives will be coming to Stuttgart for an exchange about innovations, further developments and trends. The Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V. (LZH), too, together with the LZH Laser Akademie GmbH, will be presenting current research and development results, a broad services portfolio and further education programs for industrial laser users.
In hall 4 at stand E35, the research institute from Lower Saxony will be showing exhibits and services for laser micro processing with ultrashort pulse lasers, underwater laser cutting and additive manufacturing.
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Over the last several years, RapidTech in Erfurt has become a major venue for German users of 3D printing and additive manufacturing. The Aachen Center for 3D Printing is represented at Booth 925 in Hall 22, along with a double-decker bus from Aachen University of Applied Sciences, to offer exciting ideas for industrial users.
Nearly 4000 attendees from 15 countries were on hand for last year's RapidTech exhibition in Erfurt. This year, the organizers have significantly expanded the...25.05.2016 | Read more
The Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT is presenting selected project results in the areas of laser material processing of glass optics and packaging at the 13th Optatec international trade fair in Frankfurt from June 7 to 9, 2016. Highlights include the freeformOPT software that can be used to calculate individual free-form optics, as well as new laser processes for shaping, polishing, structuring and assembling fused silica optics.
Scientists at Fraunhofer ILT in Aachen are researching new laser processes for shaping, polishing, structuring and assembling optics and components made of...24.05.2016 | Read more
The Fraunhofer Institute for Organic Electronics, Electron Beam and Plasma Technology FEP will be exhibiting its electron beam technology as an alternative beam tool for devarnishing at the parts2clean trade show in Stuttgart, from May 31st to June 2nd, 2016 at the joint booth of the Fraunhofer Cleaning Technology Alliance, Hall 7, Booth B41.
Precise, selective devarnishing of layers from a substrate plays an important role in numerous industrial production processes. The manufacture of precision...18.05.2016 | Read more
The cable is designed for use in robots particularly in drag chains for axis 7 and distinguishes itself by a high resistance against different chemicals or solvents commonly used in robotic painting applications.
SAB Bröckskes, the leading manufacturer of special cables, brings a new control cable for robot drag chain applications to the market, engineered for use in...11.05.2016 | Read more
With a real-time mass spectrometer developed by Fraunhofer researchers, it has become possible for the first time to analyze up to 30 components simultaneously from the gas phase and a liquid, including in-situ analysis. This sensitive measurement system is also suitable for the automated monitoring and control of chemical reactions and biotechnological processes. From May 10 to 13, 2016 the team of developers is presenting its new measurement system at the Analytica trade fair in Munich.
The automated detection of products or by-products directly during the process has become an indispensable part of monitoring production processes. Mass...09.05.2016 | Read more
drupa 2016, May 31 - June 10, 2016, Düsseldorf
Hall 3, stand D44
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Cost-effective automation solutions for assembly, welding and woodworking, specially tailored to the needs of small and medium-sized manufacturers: that is what will be on show from the European SMErobotics initiative at the AUTOMATICA trade fair from 21 to 24 June in Munich. Coordinated by Fraunhofer IPA, the EU project will present technology modules for system integrators and suppliers of innovative robot systems as well as ready-to-use applications for SMEs.
To date, high variant diversity and quality requirements as well as small lot sizes have stood in the way of the cost-effective use of “classic” robot systems...27.04.2016 | Read more
Honeycomb structures as the basic building block for industrial applications presented using holo pyramid
Researchers of the Alfred Wegener Institute (AWI) will introduce their latest developments in the field of bionic lightweight design at Hannover Messe from 25...22.04.2016 | Read more
A biological and energy-efficient process, developed and patented by the University of Innsbruck, converts nitrogen compounds in wastewater treatment facilities into harmless atmospheric nitrogen gas. This innovative technology is now being refined and marketed jointly with the United States’ DC Water and Sewer Authority (DC Water). The largest DEMON®-system in a wastewater treatment plant is currently being built in Washington, DC.
The DEMON®-system was developed and patented by the University of Innsbruck 11 years ago. Today this successful technology has been implemented in about 70...
Permanent magnets are very important for technologies of the future like electromobility and renewable energy, and rare earth elements (REE) are necessary for their manufacture. The Fraunhofer Institute for Mechanics of Materials IWM in Freiburg, Germany, has now succeeded in identifying promising approaches and materials for new permanent magnets through use of an in-house simulation process based on high-throughput screening (HTS). The team was able to improve magnetic properties this way and at the same time replaced REE with elements that are less expensive and readily available. The results were published in the online technical journal “Scientific Reports”.
The starting point for IWM researchers Wolfgang Körner, Georg Krugel, and Christian Elsässer was a neodymium-iron-nitrogen compound based on a type of...
In the Beyond EUV project, the Fraunhofer Institutes for Laser Technology ILT in Aachen and for Applied Optics and Precision Engineering IOF in Jena are developing key technologies for the manufacture of a new generation of microchips using EUV radiation at a wavelength of 6.7 nm. The resulting structures are barely thicker than single atoms, and they make it possible to produce extremely integrated circuits for such items as wearables or mind-controlled prosthetic limbs.
In 1965 Gordon Moore formulated the law that came to be named after him, which states that the complexity of integrated circuits doubles every one to two...
Characterization of high-quality material reveals important details relevant to next generation nanoelectronic devices
Quantum mechanics is the field of physics governing the behavior of things on atomic scales, where things work very differently from our everyday world.
When current comes in discrete packages: Viennese scientists unravel the quantum properties of the carbon material graphene
In 2010 the Nobel Prize in physics was awarded for the discovery of the exceptional material graphene, which consists of a single layer of carbon atoms...
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