Fraunhofer and RWTH Aachen launch R&D Center for Turbomachinery Manufacturing

On October 28, 2015, the Fraunhofer Institutes for Production Technology IPT and Laser Technology ILT, and RWTH Aachen University’s Laboratory for Machine Tools and Production Engineering (WZL) and Chair for Laser Technology (LLT) launched the International Center for Turbomachinery Manufacturing ICTM Aachen together with 19 renowned industrial partners. The center’s activities will focus on research related to the repair and manufacturing of turbomachinery.

Fraunhofer anounces International Center for Turbomachinery Manufacturing ICTM in Aachen

Turbomachinery is a key enabler to increase efficiency and to reduce emissions for multiple applications such as aeronautics, power generation, oil and gas production or in the automotive industry.  

The ICTM Aachen offers a integrated and interdisciplinary platform which will focus on production and repair technologies primarily, providing its full range of competencies. As it turbomachinery is a highly interdisciplinary it will also pursue R&D approaches geared to design trends and the use of advanced material.

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The 4th ICTM Conference in Aachen will take place from February 15 to 16, 2017. Please save the date.

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ICTM Conference 2015

Higher efficiency and lower emissions are the ultimate goals of the latest technological and manufacturing developments presented to around 240 attendees at the recent International Conference on Turbomachinery Manufacturing (ICTM). This event was the 3rd ICTM and was hosted February 25-26, 2015, by the Fraunhofer Institutes for Laser Technology ILT and for Production Technology IPT in Aachen/Germany.

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