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 Nanostructured metal-based and ceramic powders are produced with different techniques able to deliver controlled and homogenous chemical and structural composition and optimized flowability, leading to
Organisation IMPERIAL COLLEGE OF SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND MEDICINE
High-efficiency powder feeding system for micro-/nano-manufacturing applications Result title High-efficiency powder feeding system for micro-/nano-manufacturing applications
Parts and components developed in the project: watch components; permanent magnets; shape memory alloy components; and piezo-ceramic parts Result description The whole supply chain is involved which supports the scaling up and the business development towards an industrial production system for the micro-manufacturing sector.
Supply chain and value network efficiency Taxon title Supply chain and value network efficiency Taxon description These challenges must be faced along the entire supply chain involving OEMs, components suppliers and SMEs due to the typical supply chain of a complex product.
Towards circular ecomomy 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).