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SUR3D project develops new biodegradable material from used cork stoppers

2023-10-26T14:16:45+02:00July 18th, 2023|New Manufacturing Processes, Press Notes, Sustainability|

The SUR3D project, coordinated by the INNOVI association with the support of Eurecat, OIMO Bioplastics, the Catalan Cork Institute Foundation (ICSuro) and the MAV Cluster, has developed a new biodegradable material from used cork stoppers. This project was chosen by the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Tourism (MINCOTUR) in the call for Innovation Clusters [...]

El centre tecnològic Eurecat innova en la producció tèxtil a partir de materials de base biològica

2023-06-19T11:38:44+02:00June 14th, 2023|Consulting, Functional fabrics, New Manufacturing Processes, Press Notes, Sustainability, Textile, WEEI|

El centre tecnològic Eurecat participa en el projecte HEREWEAR, que està impulsant noves solucions de materials basades en els últims desenvolupaments de cel·lulosa i polièsters de base biològica, dins d’un enfocament holístic que busca impulsar un mercat de la Unió Europea per a tèxtils circulars i peces de vestir produïdes localment a partir de [...]

Photonic technology and artificial intelligence to predict textile manufacturing defects

2023-06-15T10:03:15+02:00June 9th, 2023|Fires, Functional fabrics, New Manufacturing Processes, Press Notes, Textile|

The Eurecat technology centre is showcasing at ITMA (International Textile Machinery) 2023, the leading trade fair for the textile industry running until 14 June in Milan, a solution harnessing photonic and Internet of Things systems coupled with artificial intelligence algorithms which predicts potential manufacturing defects before the fabric is made and warns the production [...]

Eurecat and BeAble Capital set up spin-off Reinforce3D which is to develop and market new 3D printing technology

2022-04-17T17:39:31+02:00February 16th, 2022|CFIP, New Manufacturing Processes, Press Notes|

The Eurecat technology centre and fund manager BeAble Capital have set up the spin-off Reinforce3D, which will bring new reinforcement technology for 3D printed parts, components and products to a market estimated to hit €31.5 billion by 2026. Reinforce3D, in which BeAble Capital is to invest up to €650,000 across several stages, delivers a new system patented [...]

Eurecat innovates in advanced materials to build more energy-efficient trains

2022-04-17T23:08:25+02:00November 30th, 2021|Audiovisual Technologies, Big Data, Composite material, Consulting, Fires, Functional Printing, Innovation and product development, New Manufacturing Processes, Press Notes, Railway|

The Eurecat technology centre is coordinating the CARBODIN (Car Body Shells, Doors and Interiors) project which is to support building lighter and more energy-sustainable passenger trains by developing innovative modular tooling for manufacturing car bodies and carriage shells using composite materials. As part of the project “innovative and versatile moulds and tooling are to be designed and [...]

Eurecat involved in €5.5 million project to lighten electric vehicle chassis weight

2022-07-25T17:28:07+02:00February 24th, 2021|Automotive, Metallic and Ceramic Materials, New Manufacturing Processes, Press Notes, Sustainability|

The Eurecat technology centre is taking part in the Fatigue4Light (Fatigue modelling and fast testing methodologies to optimise part design and to boost lightweight materials deployment in chassis parts) project. Drawing on a €5,530,292 budget, it is to develop new tests and new computer simulation methods to better estimate the fatigue life of chassis components and select the optimal [...]

Eurecat presents a technology that combines silicone and thermoplastics for the manufacture of complex and personalised items

2020-01-31T10:06:58+01:00October 29th, 2019|Fires, New Manufacturing Processes, Press Notes|

This week at the trade fair Industry From Needs to Solutions, in the framework of Barcelona Industry Week, the Eurecat technological centre (a member of Tecnio) presents an innovative 3D printing technology that allows the combination of silicone and thermoplastic filament material for the manufacture of complex and personalised items. This technology opens the door [...]

New 3D printing technology opens the door to “infinite length” formats for the textile industry

2019-06-26T09:39:28+02:00June 26th, 2019|Fires, Functional fabrics, New Manufacturing Processes, Press Notes|

The Eurecat technology centre (a member of Tecnio) has developed an innovative adaptation of the Blackbelt 3D textile printer, which is distributed in Spain by the Uniqo Custom Engineering company. This new development makes it possible to print designs onto fabric continuously, thereby achieving theoretically infinite lengths. In the words of Xavier Plantà, Eurecat’s director [...]

Eurecat is advancing towards the creation of complex 3D sheet metal parts without a die

2019-05-27T07:28:38+02:00May 23rd, 2019|Fires, New Manufacturing Processes, Press Notes|

The 3D ISF (Incremental Sheet Forming) technology developed by the Eurecat technology centre makes it possible to manufacture complex sheet metal parts for prototypes or short runs for the automotive industry. This breakthrough removes the need for high levels of investment in costly moulds to form sheet metal using stamping or deep drawing processes. ISF [...]

Eurecat develops a pioneering system for designing anatomical models in silicone

2019-05-27T15:04:50+02:00April 11th, 2019|Fires, New Manufacturing Processes, Press Notes|

At this week’s Advanced Factories trade fair, the Eurecat technology centre (a member of Tecnio) has unveiled a new, pioneering 3D printing technology that makes it possible to create bespoke anatomical models in silicone. The models can be made from monocomponents or biocomponents and are aimed at the biomedical and healthcare industries. According to Raffaele [...]

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