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The marine transmission to be seen here was still traditionally produced using the casting method. Laser-assisted arc welding could be an alternative in the future | Photo: Reintjes GmbH
12.08.2020

Printing instead of casting

Technology | Additive manufacturing is being used in more and more industrial processes. In the future, massive steel parts such as ship gearboxes are to be produced using 3D printing - the advantages are obvious.

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Wind turbines are getting older and need to be replaced. The Fraunhofer Institute WKI is developing a new method to recover the balsa wood contained in the rotor blades.
10.06.2020

Rotor Blade Recycling

At some point, even wind turbines reach their limit of use and have to be replaced. While clear disposal or recycling methods exist for most components, the rotor blades are still an unsolved problem. At the moment, the few old propellers are simply burned in the cement industry's furnaces.

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The driverless transport system "EcoProFleet" is right at the top of the winners' podium of the reddot product design award 2020.
10.06.2020

defortec is „best of the best“ at reddot 2020

The future of assembly line production is called flexibilisation - this also applies to vehicle painting lines. Where conveyor belts used to bring the car bodies to the painting robots in a strict sequence, in future the sequence will remain variable. This requires new conveyor systems that can separate the flow of the car bodies. For this future production model within the framework of Industry 4.0, the paint shop market leader Dürr Systems AG has developed "EcoProFleet", an autonomous industrial truck that can transport individual components up to entire car bodies flexibly to the paint shop.

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10.02.2020

iF Design Award 2020

defortec is honored with Design Award!

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16.01.2020

defortec is strengthening the team!

Industrial Design - Daniel Ross

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