All-Purpose Talent In Aircraft Manufacturing

In aircraft manufacturing, much of the milling, drilling and assembly is still done by hand. This is because the raw components vary not only in...

Presswerk 4.0

Making smart data out of big data. Presswerk 4.0 takes data that today is rarely or never evaluated and integrates it using an analysis...

The Energy-Saving Data Glasses

Fraunhofer researchers have developed an energy-saving display that reduces the power consumption to a fraction. © Fraunhofer FEP  Via a small display, data glasses present...

Smart Solutions to join Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastics and Metal

The engineering of lightweight vehicles requires manufacturers to combine functional metal components with lightweight, highly durable carbon fiber reinforced plastics. Fraunhofer...

New Kinematics For Milling – Customized, High-Precision Manufacturing

Manufacturers generally must offer high-quality products at low prices in order to remain competitive. Three Fraunhofer Institutes are therefore working on the next generation of industrial robots...

Milestone In Graphene Production

The Fraunhofer Institute for Organic Electronics, Electron Beam and Plasma Technology FEP from Dresden, together with partners, has succeeded for the first time in...

Smartmeters To Use Algorithms To Analyze Electricity Consumption

Using innovative electric meters and smart algorithms, Fraunhofer researchers want to revolutionize energy management in the future. In cooperation with their partners, they have developed...

CFRP Recycling – Into The Battery Instead Of The Garbage

Carbon fiber-reinforced plastics are gaining importance as components of aircraft. The trend is increasing the need for sustainable recycling concepts. At the ILA in...

Tracking Debris In The Earth’s Orbit With Centimeter Precision Using Efficient Laser Technology

Space debris is a massive problem in low Earth orbit space flight. Decommissioned or damaged satellites, fragments of space stations and other remnants of space...

Holographic Measurement Technology At Production Speed

Fault tolerance in automobile production is increasingly diminishing. Until recently, this presented suppliers with a problem: There were no sufficient methods for detecting micro...