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Collaborative Research Centre: Oxygen-Free Production

PZH/LZH | Oxygen is vital to life – but in production engineering, oxidation makes metalworking difficult. In a new collaborative research centre, the aim of 40 researchers is therefore to develop and establish an "Oxygen-Free Production".

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Brazing powders with thermoplastic sheath

IW | Good adhesion and residue-free decomposition of the binding agent when applying brazing powders: Researchers at IW have cracked the problem by coating the metallic particles with polylactide.

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Dr.-Ing. Bellmann now heading Research and Industry Department

IFA | Since August 2019, Dr.-Ing. Vivian Bellmann is heading the Research and Industry Department at the Institute of Production Systems and Logistics (IFA). She is succeeding Professor Dr.-Ing. Matthias Schmidt, who took over a professorship at Leuphana Universität, Lüneburg.

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UKH2020 – Current developments in forming technology

IFUM | On the occasion of the Forming Colloquium Hannover (UKH) taking place on 4 and 5 March 2020, about 150 participants from industry and research will have the opportunity to discuss the most recent developments in forming technology.

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Christian Lamping’s Master thesis wins IPH Future Award 2019

IPH | How can drones fly autonomously across a factory? This was the research topic of Christian Lamping’s Master thesis. His promising and innovative concept was honoured with the IPH Future Award 2019.

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IT security in production

IFW | With increasing digitalisation, production industry has to deal with more and more incidents of cybercrime. Causes and effects of cyberattacks on production systems and how companies can protect their facilities are researched at IFW.

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Mareile Kriwall becomes manager at IPH

IPH | Change of management at IPH: Mareile Kriwall takes over the management in the field of process technology on 1 November 2019. The 34-year old mechanical engineer is responsible for ten staff members and many research projects and industrial contracts.

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Start-up develops alternative to RFID

IMPT | From research to industry: With the "Magnetic Information Platform", three researchers of the Institute of Micro Production Technology (IMPT) founded their own company, which is sponsored with about 725,000 euros from the EXIST programme.

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Innovations in aerospace industry: Conference at PZH

IFW | How can we face the ever-increasing challenges in the aerospace industry of tomorrow? The "Machining Innovations Conference for Aerospace Industry" taking place on 27 and 28 November 2019 in Garbsen is a unique platform to get informed about the latest trends.

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Focus on mobility: Technology day and Innovation day at LZH

LZH | Today, mobility must be eco-friendly and efficient at a low emission level. The Technology Day on 6 and the Innovation Day on 7 November 2019 at the Laser Zentrum Hannover (LZH) will be showing which mobility concepts for road, air, water and rail vehicles are possible using laser technology.

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Dr Benjamin Bergmann receives F.W. Taylor Medal Award

IFW | One of the highest prizes awarded to young researchers within the field of production engineering goes to Dr.-Ing. Benjamin Bergmann of the Institute of Production Engineering and Machine Tools (IFW).

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Night of Mechanical Engineering on the new campus and at PZH

PZH ǀ On 11 October 2019 starting at 6 p.m., the Campus Maschinenbau in Garbsen will open the doors and invite visitors to explore the new site and spend a night full of technology, games and entertainment with "Friends & Family".

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In future robot designs, it’s all about softness

match | Flexible, soft and compliant: These are the attributes of the next generation of robots. The Institute of Assembly Technology (match) pushes the development ahead as the scientific coordinator of the DFG Priority Programme “Soft Material Robotic Systems“ with twelve participating German research groups.

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Professor Endres establishes novel institute

IKK | Manufacturing processes, circular economy and sustainability of bioplastics and biocomposites: These are the research topics of the novel Institute of Plastics and Circular Economy (IKK) headed by Professor Dr.-Ing. Hans-Josef Endres.

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Minimal pressure masured based on magnetism

IMPT | Classical gas pressure cannot be measured in this way – but the deformation of an elastic membrane. A measurement based on magnetism is possible when hard magnetic particles are embedded in the membrane. This is proved by experiments made at the Institute of Micro Production Technology (IMPT).

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