A FAST process and production system for high-throughput, highly flexible and cost-efficient volume production of miniaturised components made of a wide range of materials

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A FAST process and production system for high-throughput, highly flexible and cost-efficient volume production of miniaturised components made of a wide range of materials

Material efficiency

General description

Material efficiency is a description or metric which expresses the degree in which raw materials are consumed, incorporated, or wasted, as compared to previous measures in construction / manufacturing projects or physical processes.  Making a usable item out of thinner stock than a prior version increases the material efficiency of the manufacturing process.  (from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Material_efficiency)


Specifics for Project MICRO-FAST | A FAST process and production system for high-throughput, highly flexible and cost-efficient volume production of miniaturised components made of a wide range of materials

Description deformations to predict the material behaviours during Micro-FAST.
Comments Efficiency in the production stage is guaranteed by the high level of control in the process and the optimization of resource statuses ("stand-by functionalities of certain components).
 High-efficiency powder feeding system for micro-/nano-manufacturing applications Result title High-efficiency powder feeding system for micro-/nano-manufacturing applications
 Powder materials prepared by advanced granulation techniques Result description The granules from the re-used material had exactly the same properties regarding size distribution, sphericity, density and material composition as the material that is not re-used.
 Material efficiency Taxon title Material efficiency Taxon description   Making a usable item out of thinner stock than a prior version increases the material efficiency of the manufacturing process.
 Towards circular economy Comments Efficiency in the production stage is guaranteed by the high level of control in the process and the optimization of resource statuses ("stand-by functionalities of certain components).