Last week our colleague Erdem Ozturk from the AMRC (University of Sheffield’s Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre) presented Twin-Control at MACH 2018. This fair is the UK’s showcase for advanced engineering and manufacturing, held in Birmingham on 9-13 April 2018.
By Marc Stautner, Eva Berckmann and Denys Plakhotnik Dr. Marc Stautner is Research Director at ModuleWorks GmbH Eva Berckmann is Research Project Manager at ModuleWorks GmbH Dr. Denys Plakhotnik is Research Manager and Senior Software Developer at ModuleWorks GmbH User interfaces on the CNC
On February 28, the Twin-Control consortium gathered for the 30th month plenary meeting at AMRC facilities in Sheffield, UK. The AMRC is a research centre linked to the University of Sheffield that works with the most relevant aircraft builders (Boeing, Airbus, etc.) and their complete supply chain (Rolls&Royce, GKN Aerospace, Sandvik, DMG-Mori, etc). In the last years they are expanding their activities to other sectors, such as nuclear or automotive, and they …Read More
By Jean-Pierre Delsemme, Frederic Cugnon and Hugues Legardeur J-P. Delsemme is Software engineer and product manager at SAMTECH SA, a Siemens company Frederic Cugnon is Flexible multibody dynamics expert at SAMTECH SA, a Siemens company Hugues Legardeur is Product Manager at SAMTECH SA, a Siemens company Industrial machines are more complex than ever. In an increasingly competitive market, companies must ensure innovation and manage complexity. Siemens PLM Software can help …Read More
On March 1st 2018, the AMRC along with the Twin-Control consortium will host a workshop on virtual machining and optimisation at their facilities located near Sheffield, United Kingdom. The aims of this event are to: • Share the recent developments on virtual machining and optimisation. • Discuss how industries are currently using it and what the gaps are. • Display on-machine demonstration of virtual machining at the AMRC.
On November 27, the first Twin-Control workshop was held at the Technische Universität Darmstadt, aiming to give insight into the Twin-Control project, and focusing on the topic of energy efficiency. At the workshop, presentations were shared showing current research approaches to utilize Industry 4.0 applications to increasing energy efficiency. Besides that, the sensor-reduced energy monitoring system, where only one single measuring point is sufficient to calculate the power consumption of …Read More
Last month, the Twin-Control consortium gathered for the 24th month plenary meeting at MASA facilities in La Rioja, Spain, a company specialized in the manufacturing of parts for the aerospace industry. According to project coordinator Mikel Armendia, Twin-Control goes as planned and, after two years of technical developments, is now entering the industrial demonstration phase. In the last months, MASA, PREDICT and ARTIS carried out a special effort to prepare …Read More
On November 27, 2017, the first Twin-Control seminar will take place at the Technische Universität Darmstadt. The aim of this event is the presentation of current project results for participants from both the academic and industrial environment. The general topic of the seminar is Energy 4.0: Industry 4.0 applications to increase energy efficiency and energy flexibility. A specific advantage of digitization is the potential for increasing energy efficiency. On the …Read More
Before the summer, members of the Twin-Control consortium presented the project at different forums of sicentific-industrial interest. NAFEMS World Conference 2017 took place in Stockholm, Sweden, 11-14 June 2017. Frédéric Cugnon from SAMTECH presented the paper “Machine tools mechatronic analysis in the scope of EU Twin-Control project”, co-authored by Mani Ghassempouri (COMAU) and Mikel Armendia (IK4-TEKNIKER). The main subject was machine tool FEM modelling and validation, using COMAU Urane machine …Read More
By Dirk Euhus and Dr. Tobias Fürtjes, D. Euhus is MMS Research Manager at MARPOSS / ARTIS and MMS project leader at Twin-Control T. Fürtjes is MMS Research Project Manager at MARPOSS / ARTIS and task leader at Twin-Control Monitoring infrastructure A reliable and continuous monitoring of all use case machines is one of the most important task in Twin-Control. Overall, in Twin-Control six industrial use case machines (three at Renault, three …Read More