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New production technologies of complex 3D Micro-devices through multiprocess integration of ultra precision engineering techniques

Objective

The proposed project aims at creating new high precision manufacturing technologies to respond cost-effectively and eco-friendly to the mass customization paradigm within the production of complex shape micro parts, embedded systems and miniaturized products at micro/meso-scale level (from 10 to 10.000 micron range). The main objective of Integ-micro is the research and development of new hybrid and reconfigurable multitasking machines and combined processes based on integration of different ultra high precision techniques for the generation of 3D complex shape microcomponents made from different kinds of materials. Multitasking micromachining can be best described as the ability to perform multiple machining operations in one workholding configuration. This guarantees greater accuracy, reduced handling and plant area, faster throughput and increased productivity. The availability of several machining technologies on a single machine allows important synergies between the different machining methods. For instance, combining machining by chip removal and laser micro machine will provide the capability to remove (by laser) the burr remaining from the previous chip removal operation. Alternatively, chip removal machining and laser LIGA technique can be combined in order to machine small components that could not be produced otherwise. The project will bring high added value thanks to the minimum time loss in setting new production lines for strategic products through short reconfiguration time and reduced ramp-up phase. The above goals will be reached exploiting methods of sustainable production, including downscaling of machine size (machine size reduced of 5 times at least), new process chain approaches for dramatically reduced processing times and eco-friendly processes like dry ultra-high speed cutting (UHSC) at micro-meso domain (eliminate the use of cutting fluid to get the target of zero waste emission).

Field of science

  • /natural sciences/physical sciences/optics/laser physics
  • /engineering and technology/mechanical engineering/manufacturing engineering/subtractive manufacturing

Call for proposal

FP7-NMP-2007-LARGE-1
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Funding Scheme

CP-IP - Large-scale integrating project

Coordinator

SCUOLA SUPERIORE DI STUDI UNIVERSITARI E DI PERFEZIONAMENTO S ANNA
Address
Piazza Martiri Della Liberta 33
56127 Pisa
Italy
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
EU contribution
€ 746 760,38
Administrative Contact
Pietro Tonutti (Prof.)

Participants (19)

DVST LIMITED
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 217 967,20
Address
Maple Avenue 63
SK11 7RG Macclesfield
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Philip Thomas Sholl (Mr.)
CE.S.I. CENTRO STUDI INDUSTRIALI SRL
Italy
EU contribution
€ 494 901,60
Address
Via Tintoretto 10
20093 Cologno Monzese
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Simona Maria Taddei (Ms.)
COMITE EUROPEEN DE COOPERATION DES INDUSTRIES DE LA MACHINE-OUTIL CECIMO AISBL
Belgium
EU contribution
€ 171 402
Address
Avenue Louise 66
1050 Bruxelles
Activity type
Other
Administrative Contact
Filip Geerts (Mr.)
CRANFIELD UNIVERSITY
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 554 852
Address
College Road
MK43 0AL Cranfield - Bedfordshire
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Paul Shore (Prof.)
DIAD SRL
Italy
EU contribution
€ 261 560,68
Address
Strada Della Praia 12/C
10090 Buttigliera Alta
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Sonia Sereno (Dr.)
FIDIA SPA
Italy
EU contribution
€ 309 115
Address
Corso Lombardia 11
10099 San Mauro Torinese
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Fabrizio Meo (Mr.)
FRAUNHOFER GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FOERDERUNG DER ANGEWANDTEN FORSCHUNG E.V.
Germany
EU contribution
€ 549 350
Address
Hansastrasse 27C
80686 Munchen
Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Andrea Zeumann (Ms.)
FUNDACION TEKNIKER
Spain
EU contribution
€ 446 854,75
Address
Calle Inaki Goenaga 5
20600 Eibar Guipuzcoa
Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Koldo Zubizarreta (Mr.)
GSI GROUP LTD
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 241 286,79
Address
Cosford Lane Swift Valley
CV21 1QN Rugby
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Christopher Gerrard (Mr.)
KATHOLIEKE UNIVERSITEIT LEUVEN
Belgium
EU contribution
€ 412 684,60
Address
Oude Markt 13
3000 Leuven
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Maria Vereeken (Ms.)
KERN MICRO- UND FEINWERKTECHNIK GMBH & CO. KG
Germany
EU contribution
€ 332 880
Address
Ammergauer Strasse 11
82418 Murnau-westried
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Josef Schamberger (Mr.)
KISTLER INSTRUMENTE AG
Switzerland
EU contribution
€ 203 106
Address
Eulachstrasse 22
8408 Winterthur
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Andreas Kirchheim (Dr.)
LASAG AG
Switzerland
EU contribution
€ 254 622
Address
C.f.l. Lohnerstrasse 24
3602 Thun-gwatt
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Peter Heynen (Mr.)
EKYMED SRL
Italy
EU contribution
€ 156 232
Address
Via Teullie Pietro 11
20136 Milano
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Bernardo Magnani (Dr.)
PEAR Meccaniche Arrigo Pecchioli
Italy
EU contribution
€ 491 750
Address
Via Di Scandicci 221
50143 Firenze
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Bruno Pecchioli (Mr.)
THE SWATCH GROUP RECHERCHE ET DEVELOPPEMENT SA
Switzerland
EU contribution
€ 389 359
Address
Rue Des Sors 3
2074 Marin Epagnier
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Alain Villeumier (Mr.)
TWT GMBH SCIENCE & INNOVATION
Germany
EU contribution
€ 270 480
Address
Ernsthaldenstrasse 17
70565 Stuttgart
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Alice Hilscher (Ms.)
UNIVERSITA DEGLI STUDI DI BRESCIA
Italy
EU contribution
€ 309 116
Address
Piazza Mercato 15
25121 Brescia
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Isabella D'indri (Dr.)
RHEINISCH-WESTFAELISCHE TECHNISCHE HOCHSCHULE AACHEN
Germany
EU contribution
€ 585 720
Address
Templergraben 55
52062 Aachen
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Drazen Veselovac (Mr.)