Issue: Carbon-neutral Production

  • © iStock / gorodenkoff

    Diverse Team of Engineers Working in Office at Industrial Factory. Industrial Designers Discuss Electric Car Augmented Reality Hologramm. Specialists Work in Technological Car Development Facility.

    Digital twins can help track and reduce the carbon footprint of products along their life cycle. The data shows: The biggest leverage can be achieved at the very start.

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  • An AI-based assistance system can make the identification of old parts more robust and profitable. This leads to more parts being repaired instead of new parts having to be produced. Using starters as a real-world calculation example from the automotive industry, let us show you the amount of emissions that can be saved as a result.

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    The use of cooling lubricants is the standard in metalworking. A team at IWF TU Berlin is looking for more environmentally friendly alternatives.

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  • Sustainability is as important as efficiency in welding today. Both can be increased through material selection, lightweight construction methods and, not least, Industry 4.0 processes.

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  • Existing buildings are responsible for one third of all carbon emissions in Germany. In order to renovate them efficiently on the basis of 3D models, the Scangineering process is being adapted.

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  • © Rolls-Royce plc

    The future of mobility is (hybrid-)electric – and the aviation sector is no exception. The digital path now needs to be defined in order to fulfill new requirements.

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  • At Deutsche Bahn, we produce mobility. Particularly when it comes to CO2-neutral production, a surprising number of parallels can be found with Fraunhofer IPK’s production research.

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  • © ArianeGroup Holding / Master Image

    Issac \ Digital-mockup room - simulation of nozzle manufacturing in Le Haillan and of Ariane 6 integration in Kourou

    As the world market leader in space transportation, ArianeGroup not only serves institutional and commercial customers, but also guarantees Europe's strategic independence in space.

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