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

Supply chain and value network efficiency

General description

Optimisation challenges must be faced along the entire supply chain or value network, involving OEMs, components suppliers, service providers and SMEs.


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

Title 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
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
 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 Optimisation challenges must be faced along the entire supply chain or value network, involving OEMs, components suppliers, service providers and SMEs.
 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).