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EuroBLECH Digital Innovation Summit. Source: Mack Brooks Exhibitions Ltd

Future trends in forming and joining technology The EuroBLECH Digital Innovation Summit from 27-30 October is a four-day online event with technology showcase, networking and webinars for professionals from the entire technology chain in sheet metal working. As part of this digital EuroBLECH, there will be an EFB webinar on Thursday, 29 October at 15:30 on the subject of Trends for the Future - Forming and Joining Technology.

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University research is mainly financed by third-party funding from research associations, foundations, federal and state ministries, either directly or via funding organizations such as the German Federation of Industrial Research Associations (AiF) or the German Research Foundation (DFG), the European Union or industry. In this sense, the acquisition of third-party funds by professors at a university is often highlighted by universities and…

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Knowledge floaters are instructional videos specially developed for digital media that deal with topics from the fields of mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, information technology and construction engineering in a clear and memorable way with facts, data and figures. The images, animations and videos shown are audiovisually supported by a readable and spoken text. The creators of the knowledge floaters are experts from theory and…

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Supported by the TecUP, LWF scientists develop a system for reproducible segmentation and classification of fracture surfaces of bonded joints

In a new research project, scientists at the Laboratory for material and joining technology (LWF) are developing an analysis system for evaluating fracture surfaces of bonded joints. Building on a successfully completed publicly funded project, the objectives of the new project are the transfer of knowledge from research to industry by providing a marketable system for users and, in the long term, the company foundation. The start-up is also…

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Abschluss des Forschungsvorhabens „Nachweis der Einsetzbarkeit des Widerstandspunktschweißens für reduzierte Flanschbreiten im leichtbauoptimierten Stahlkarosseriebau“

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Together with ten project partners scientists from the Laboratory for Material and Joining Technology (LWF) at the University of Paderborn are developing a combined physical and virtual process chain for fiber-composite plastic-metal hybrid structures.

Together with ten project partners, coordinated by Brose Fahrzeugteile SE & Co. KG, Bamberg, scientists from the Laboratory for Material and Joining Technology (LWF) at the University of Paderborn are developing a combined physical and virtual process chain for fiber-composite plastic-metal hybrid structures as part of the project "hypro - Holistic implementation of hybrid construction methods into series production". The aim is to make the…

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Teilnehmerinnen und Teilnehmer der Vorlesungsveranstaltung „Thermische Fügeverfahren“ vor dem Firmengebäude der Tucker GmbH in Gießen.

More than 215 participants from industry and research met at the 20th colloquium "Joint Research in Bonding Technology" on 03 and 04 March 2020 in the Marienberg Fortress in Würzburg. The LWF was prominently represented at the most important event on adhesive technology research in Germany with 6 own lectures and another 3 participations. Besides the young researchers, 2 students of the University of Paderborn also had the chance to get a…

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Participants of the lecture "Thermal joining processes" in front of the company building of Tucker GmbH in Gießen.

Within the master lecture "Thermal Joining Processes" a one-day excursion to Tucker GmbH STANLEY Engineered Fastening was offered on 20.02.2020. After arriving by bus, the participants were welcomed by the plant manager and head of R&D during a friendly reception with a company presentation. The tour of the plant by the various plant and production managers then provided an impressive and deep insight into the main areas of focus of the plant in…

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Participants of the 8th Community Colloquium at Schützenhof Paderborn, December 2018 (Source: EFB)

On 3 and 4 December 2019 the 9th Symposium " Mechanical Joining Technology Research" will take place in Braunschweig. This year's event will be hosted by the Niedersächsisches Forschungszentrum Fahrzeugtechnik (NFF) in Braunschweig in cooperation with the Institut Werkzeugmaschinen und Fertigungstechnik (IWF) and the Institut Füge- und Schweißtechnik (ifs) of the Technische Universität Braunschweig. The symposium on mechanical joining technology…

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University research is predominantly financed by third-party funding from research communities, foundations, federal and state ministries, either directly or through funding organisations such as the Federation of Industrial Research Associations (AiF), the European Union or industry. In this sense, the acquisition of third-party funding by professors at a university is often emphasised by universities and universities of applied sciences as a…

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Mobility of the future - lightweight design experts present the technology demonstrator from several research projects as part of the FOREL Symposium in Dresden

At this year's FOREL Colloquium, the Research and Technology Centre for resource-efficient lightweight structures in electric mobility brought together scientists and industry representatives from the lightweight design and vehicle industry sector. The focus was on the latest manufacturing technologies for function-integrative lightweight design in multi-material design. The ceremonial highlight was the unveiling of the FOREL MockUp.

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Meeting of the "Young Professionals", who were supported by the DVS in cooperation with some sponsors for this trip.

Every year, the International Institute of Welding (IIW) organizes a conference at which approximately 500-750 scientists from the field of joining technology meet and exchange information on current research topics. This year the conference took place from 07-12 July in Bratislava.

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The „DigiBody“ team: (from left): Arne Heiland (Daimler AG), Dipl.-Ing. Peter Fröschle (ARENA 2036); Jens Lipiz Radalga (Daimler AG); Dr.-Ing. Said Jamei (Daimler AG); Jürgen Frenzel (TÜV Rheinland Consulting GmbH); Prof. Dr.-Ing. Gerson Meschut (LWF); Berna Akman (TÜV Rheinland Consulting GmbH); M.Sc. Thamaraikannan Seshachalam (inpro GmbH); Dr.-Ing. Kim Kose (inpro GmbH); M.Sc. Tobias Aubel (LWF); Dr.-Ing. Nobert Dölle (Daimler AG); Dr.-Ing. Martin Helbig (DYNAmore GmbH); Dr.-Ing. Alexander Droste (DDP Speciality Products Germany GmbH & Co. KG); Zenghan Jia (IFB); Sebastian Lossau (Daimler AG); Dipl.-Ing. Ronny Sachse (IFB); Matthias Marx (BMWi); M.Sc. Uwe Prieske (Daimler AG)

At the Laboratory for Material and Joining Technology (LWF), a new research project is starting with the project "DigiBody - Digital Process Chain for the Design and Optimization of Joining Technology in Structural Bodies".

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LWF team during the visit of the car manufacturer Volvo Car Corporation.

Vom 25. bis zum 28. Juni 2019 traf sich der gesamte Lehrstuhl des LWF® zum jährlichen Strategiemeeting in Göteborg. Im Zuge dessen erarbeiteten die Fachgruppen, gemeinsam mit Lehrstuhlinhaber Prof. Dr.-Ing. Gerson Meschut, die strategische Ausrichtung. Ferner wurden fachgruppenübergreifende Synergieeffekte identifiziert und in den Lehrstuhlbetrieb integriert.

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[Translate to English:] An der Universität Paderborn stellten Ende Februar die Forscherinnen und Forscher des nun bewilligten Sonderforschungsbereichs „Methodenentwicklung zur mechanischen Fügbarkeit in wandlungsfähigen Prozessketten“ im Rahmen einer zweitägigen Begutachtung ihre Forschungsvorhaben der Deutschen Forschungsgemeinschaft vor. SFB-Sprecher Prof. Dr.-Ing. Gerson Meschut (1. Reihe, 6. v. l.) freut sich zusammen mit Prof. Dr.-Ing. Marion Merklein (1. Reihe, 7. v. l.) und Prof. Dr.-Ing. Alexander Brosius (1. Reihe, 5. v. l.) über die gelungenen Präsentationen für alle Beteiligten in diesem großen Forschungsteam.

At the University of Paderborn, a new Collaborative Research Centre/Transregio (SFB/TRR) has been established in the field of product manufacturing with "Method development for mechanical joining in versatile process chains". The German Research Foundation (DFG) today announced funding of approximately 10 million euros from July this year until mid 2023. The research program, which is coordinated by the University of Paderborn, is designed…

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