Processing technology

Your partner for resource-efficient production and processing in the industry 4.0 environment

Our research activities range from targeted solutions for processes, components, modules, and complex facilities to uninterrupted process chains to innovative approaches for planning, assessing, and controlling production.

Smartes Zahnrad im Projekt KINEMATAM
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Additive Manufacturing at Fraunhofer IGCV: The Smart Gear from the KINEMATAM Project

Profile processing technology


Resource efficiency in processes

  • Resource-efficient factories
  • Energy efficiency
  • Energy flexibility

Intelligent networked production

  • Intelligent factory operation
  • Business organization | supply chain
  • IT systems | technical infrastructure
  • Decision and assistance systems
  • Intelligent tools
  • Condition monitoring and predictive maintenance

Flexible production

  • Efficient forming and processing with flexible tool systems
  • Flexible systems engineering for easy automation of production processes
  • Assessing and designing format- and volume-flexible packaging systems
  • Flexible Robotics

Networked modeling and simulation

  • Physics-based simulation of production-related systems
  • Chaining of different simulation methods from plant to process level
  • Simulative assessment of production scenarios
  • Benchmarking of development and simulation tools

Additive manufacturing


Technical cleanliness

  • Non-destructive testing
  • Analysis of technical cleanliness
  • Evaluation and optimization of cleaning processes
  • Selection, design and implementation of cleaning technologies
  • Networked information-based component design (machine learning / AI)
  • Consulting and training

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