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Effective construction of sandwich structures for energy efficient personal transportation

The transition from conventional to electric power lines creates many challenges, but also opens up new possibilities for component packing and design of load bearing structures as well as new manufacturing methods. The project aims to exploit opportunities with sandwich construction to reduce weight and hence the energy consumption for propulsion; reduce heat losses and hence energy consumption for climate change and to reduce manufacturing costs using new manufacturing concepts, rational assembly and new construction technology.

2017 – 2020

Effective construction of sandwich structures for energy efficient personal transportation

Enabling REuse, REmanufacturing and REcycling Within INDustrial systems (REWIND)

The REWIND project combines the principles of lean production and eco-efficiency in three industry pilots at Stena Recycling, Volvo AB and IKEA GreenTech. The objective is to retain the value embedded in materials with circular strategies (reuse, remanufacture, recycle, repurpose, etc.). Lessons learnt from the pilots will be used to develop educational tools for engineers and industry leaders to accelerate the uptake of best practices for circularity and sustainable production.

2019 – 2022

HJT-Hybrid Joining Test bed for smart production

Hybrid joints, combination of gluing and mechanical joining are highly demanded where several materials are to be used and assembled. HJT therefore focuses on the smart factory's ability to create flexible production with simulation and programming in a digital twin that combines the latest technology for bonding, assembly and mechanical joining, rheology based simulation and automated collision-free planning. The projects goal is to focus on the whole hybrid joining process and to establish a testbed for hybrid joining as a resource for Swedish Industry.

2017 – 2020

Lightweight electric vehicle assembly by friction stir welding (EVASTIR)

The EVASTIR project will support the Swedish automotive industry with the transition from internal combustion engine to battery electric vehicles, while introducing new sustainable manufacturing processes. This project will develop a welding process, FSW, to support design and fabrication a cost-effective, scalable, lightweight and crash-resistant battery tray for electric vehicles. The specific technical objectives of this project are to develop FSW procedures for dissimilar material joints of cast and extruded aluminium alloys and for high speed welding to 5m/min.

2019 – 2021

Lightweight electric vehicle assembly by friction stir welding (EVASTIR)

SCARCE II – Sensible Value Chain through Digitalised Planning, Materialhandling and Circular Economy

SCARCE II will develop a demonstrator to show how SMEs and associated value flows can increase efficiency, competitiveness, sustainability and internal collaboration through digitalisation. The goal is to show the value of a new digital solution. SCARCE focuses on two subcontractors in the value chain linked to Scania and Volvo. The demonstrator is a cloud-based solution that connects three test beds in the industry; Stena Industry Innovation Lab, Chalmers, RISE IVF lab, Mölndal and KTH's test bed in Södertälje with the help of Siemens, AFRY, Qbim, Virtual Manufacturing and EQPack.

2020 – 2022

SCARCE II – Sensible Value Chain through Digitalised Planning, Materialhandling and Circular Economy
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