"Fraunhofer Institut" tag

Understanding what is important

Material provision employees spend a lot of time at work carrying out non-value-added activities. They read orders, find materials and travel long distances. Fraunhofer IPA is currently working on an app that provides…

Fraunhofer to recycle raw materials

Research scientists are developing new separation and sorting techniques for efficient recycling of raw materials in order to answer to rising demand of them in the newly industrializing countries.  The world’s reserves of raw materials…

Terahertz technology will be used in industry

The researchers at Fraunhofer have packaged the transmitting and receiving unit for terahertz radiation into a handy little sensor head with a diameter of only 25 and a length of 35 millimeters.First prototypes…

Holographic measurement technology at production speed

By developing digital holography to become suitable for production, researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Physical Measurement Techniques IPM in Freiburg, Germany have been able to detect micro defects during production. Digital holography makes…

Potential cost savings in Blisk manufacturing

Using new technologies to realize innovative engine concepts allows manufacturers of aircraft engines to have a major influence on increasing resource efficiency in air transportation. Integrated design as established with the Blisk (blade…

Real time monitoring for industrial machines

A new technology provides real-time online monitoring of unprecedented quality to develop industrial machinery with built-in intelligence based on smart self-monitoring functions. Researchers have now come a step closer to the ideal of…

Fraunhofer Institut introduced a new inspection system for high-strength steels

Fraunhofer researchers have developed a new inspection system that allows them to examine high-strength steels contact-free. They showcased the MAGNUS technique at the EuroBLECH 2014 trade fair in Hannover, October 21-25. High-strength steels…

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