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 Material efficiency Manufacturing performance characteristics Towards circular economy Environmental sustainability The Micro-FAST process makes optimal use of materials supplied, with its highly monitored
 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.