Cutting-edge solar air heating technology

Cutting-edge solar air heating technology

ArcelorMittal has entered a partnership with Conserval Engineering to manufacture a technology that uses solar radiation to heat buildings while reducing a building’s heating costs.

More efficient forging – on behalf of the EU

More efficient forging – on behalf of the EU

The German-based IPH is optimizing forging together with two other research institutes and four enterprises from five European countries.

Easy and rapid sintering technique for microbeads

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Researchers reduced the sintering time for an adsorbent by a factor of 60 and improved the specific surface area.

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Aluminum foam with nickel coating and superior properties

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Scientists from Germany and Norway investigated the texture and grain growth of aluminum foam with a nickel coating to improve the mechanical properties.

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Boring problems resolved

Boring problems resolved

The companies Schuler and Dörries Scharmann retrofitted an almost 30 year old boring machine.

New measuring system for special optic devices

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University spin-off wants to enter the market with EasyPrecision – a high-precision optical measuring system.

Converting carbon dioxide into valuable chemicals

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ThyssenKrupp initiates project to convert process gases from steel production into base chemicals.

Foundry researches thermal energy storage

Foundry researches thermal energy storage

Bavarian foundry is storing unused heat energy with the help of thermal oil and reduces fuel consumption.

Tires made from flowers

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Continental and Fraunhofer join forces to develop rubber made from dandelion plants for tire production.

Smart material with embedded shape memory alloy wires

Smart material with embedded shape memory alloy wires

Brazilian researchers developed and characterized active nano-composites with embedded shape memory alloy wires.

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