The digital twin for saw mills project focuses on collecting, structuring and sharing data for increased efficiency and up-time of the bandsaw line in Moelvens Valåsen saw mill. The digital twin will be used to achieve higher production efficiency together with partners SKF and OPTIWARE that provide industrial equipment as w ell as services for maintenance of equipment. Moelven already has a significant amount of sensor data, and production related data for these parts of the plank production from a previous project “Det Digitala Sågverket” (the digital sawmill). In this project w e w ill continue working with this data but instead of analyzing it only at Moelven, it will be structured for sharing with the equipment and maintenance supply-chain partners. During the project more data will be added, including 3D scans of the sawmill, video-data from the production line, and additional sensor data that are needed for the specific equipment and maintenance tasks that are selected for demonstration in the second part of the project. The research partners, RISE and FCC, provide expertise and many years of experience in Internet of Things, AI, AR, industrial production, wood industry. The first (initialization) part of the project will focus on defining one or a few use cases for the equipment and maintenance supply chain for saw mills and detail the requirements on the digital twin that will be the basis for developing the demonstrator in the second part of the project. When the use cases are decided the project consortium will be extended with more industrial partners that are part of the supply-chain for equipment and maintenance. We will also detail an initial digital twin platform and select information models to use.
The project aims at facilitating the implementation of Smart Maintenance through extended collaboration within the maintenance community.
The objective is to bring together expertise from AI and LCE to Product/Service Systems for Swedish manufacturing firms in a multidisciplinary research effort to utilise latest techniques efficiently for Swedish production industry. The goal is to make a plan of developing demonstrators in production and maintenance using artificial intelligence techniques, digital technologies and lifecycle engineering methods
To demonstrate the new technology with robots that enable Swedish companies to develop innovative new products for automated production o maintenance.
Method to understand how to automate information handling to get more efficient handling of production deviations.
Målet var att förstå de utmaningar som den svenska och japanska industrin står inför studiebesök.
Recent research from Chalmers have shown that by slightly tuning robot motions, the energy use can be reduced by 10 –30%, with preserved cycle time.
The project aims a digitising the temperatures during the casting of rolls and suggest actions to the casting manager to reduce the variability of the process
The project aims at radically improving the working environment and the employee security within the heavy manufacturing industries by using and adapting the latest technology for low and ultraprecise positioning and decision support systems. The target is to increase security and safety by adapting the decision-support and positioning system for the heavy manufacturing industries.
DiLAM strengthens the competitiveness of the Swedish manufacturing industry by aligning the digital and physical supply chains for additive manufacturing of large parts.
The project aims to reduce the lead time for sheet metal die tryout by optimizing the value stream and develop methods for numerical compensation of die and press deflections.
The paintshop is often a bottleneck in production and the processes are fine-tuned based on testing on numerous prototypes. To meet the future demands there is a great need to improve the product preparation process. The aim is to develop methods, techniques and software, and supporting measurement methodology, for simulation of paint curing in IR and convective ovens. The goal is to assist the industry to further develop and optimize their surface treatment to be more energy and cost efficient; to have a shorter lead time in product development; and to give a higher product quality.
The project will develop a concept for production workers to easily build simple low-cost IoT-aided improvement solutions at the production shop floor.
The overall goal of DiSAM is to create a unique test AM Hub in Sweden for metal and polymer based additive manufacturing processes.
SCARCE will investigate the needs, possibilities and obstacles in value chains up- and down-stream from a focal SME company. SCARCE will explore what data to measure and visualize, and how this data can enable more automated execution, as well as, more dynamic and proactive planning of production capacity and material flows across the companies in the value chain. In addition, we will study organizational capabilities, especially the future human role, for implementing and managing in a digital and data-driven value chain.
To create an inventory of AI techniques for maintenance services, apply AI techniques to three industrial cases, and evaluate their economic and environmental implications.
Maintenance in existing plants is becoming increasingly important, where predictive maintenance has become an emerging technology. The use of decision support tools contributes to environmentally and economically sustainable production. Within this project, different types of digital twins have been designed and evaluated. Specifically, new predictive model types have been tested in two different industrial case studies; a heat exchanger at SSAB and a profiled header at Svenska Fönster AB.
The project aims to digitalize established tools for production disturbance handling.
This project aims to contribute to the development of future ERP-systems. The project will explore how to offer work, redefine work roles and challenge companies to make use of advanced systems support and the technology within and around these. Overall, the project aims to contribute to the development of both the next generation of ERP-systems and a complementary change in the way firms see upon work organization, so that technology can support and meet the needs of the humans within organisations rather than enforcing structures upon them.