"Fraunhofer" tag

Presswerk 4.0: cutting downtimes in half, making manufacturing flexible

It costs companies a lot of money to have machines out of operation due to failure. This applies to press shops, too, the focus of fraunhofer’s presswerk 4.0 project. Researchers want to employ…

Fraunhofer opens new project center for lightweight automotive construction in Poland

Lightweight construction is one of the greatest challenges facing the automotive industry. Electric motors and hybrid engines increase vehicle weight, which must be compensated by lightweight components. Lightweight materials and innovative processes can…

Analytical tool identifies production errors and their causes in real time

With its “Smart System Optimization“, Fraunhofer IPA has developed a tool that identifies errors in interlinked manufacturing systems and shows their root causes. In order to do this, high-performance machine control connectors and…

Beyond 5G – after the next generation

Today it is already becoming apparent that the data rates offered by the coming 5G mobile communications standard will not sate private users’ and industry’s hunger for data for very long. That is…

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