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At the Fraunhofer IST, multifunctional coating systems are being developed for the reduced wear production of natural fiber-reinforced plastics.
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The customer request is the focus of sensor developments at the Fraunhofer IST. This involves the geometry of the base body, as well as the number of the sensor systems.
The Fraunhofer IST develops anti-adhesive tool coatings for high-temperature forming of titanium, with these coatings more efficient forming processes should be achieved.
At the Fraunhofer IST diamond honing stones have being developed and successfully tested, which show several advantages relative to conventional honing stones.
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Through newly developed processes at the Fraunhofer IST now high alloy tool steels can also be effectively handled with this process.
An innovative thermal shock test stand for evaluation of the edge layers with regard to their resistance to thermal shock has been developed at Fraunhofer IST.
The Fraunhofer IST has developed a new process chain for the pretreatment of tools and evaluates this process chain relating to the application with industrial partners.
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At the Fraunhofer IST work is currently underway on an alternative manufacturing method: combined HIPIMS-Arc mixed mode deposition.
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At the Fraunhofer IST a combination of nitriding and DLC coating is used to increase the resistance of the DLC coatings, particularly on tools.
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At the Fraunhofer IST the conditions for an optimum design of the die surface and its successful preservation could now be defined.
The Fraunhofer IST develops coating systems which make dry forming processes possible for aluminum alloys.
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The Fraunhofer IST has been obtained in implementing thin-film sensor systems as a coating directly on the mold surface.
For monitor building structures, various modules with sensorized thin-film systems were constructed at the Fraunhofer IST.
At the Fraunhofer IST, conditions were defined for optimum die surface design and its successful preservation.
The Fraunhofer IST is working on cost-effective coating solutions which reduce cycle times, facilitate demolding and increase quality.
For many years now the Fraunhofer IST has a broad cross-industry expertise in sensor technology, coating development and micro structuring. Lately a new kind of washer sensor based on the piezoresistive thin film DiaForce® has been developed.
A multifunctional thin film system was developed for the local measurement of pressure and temperature distribution over the surface of deep-drawing dies.
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Atmospheric-pressure plasma pretreatment for high-strength plastics has been optimized at the Fraunhofer IST.
For some time now soft and hard magnetic layers for different applications have been developed at the Fraunhofer IST.
Together with partners the Fraunhofer IST has developed a new approach to manufacturing pipes with an antifouling coating on the inside of the pipe.
Differently modified DLC coatings have been investigated at the Fraunhofer IST with regard to their mechanical and tribological properties up to 550 °C.
Research is in progress at the Fraunhofer IST into processes by which defect-free insulating coatings can be produced on the industrial scale.
At the Fraunhofer IST a new kind of thin-film sensor system is being developed which stands in direct contact with the workpiece to be formed.
© Fraunhofer IST, Rainer Meier, BFF Wittmar
At the Fraunhofer IST interlayers are being developed as alternatives to a process which has to date been essential: