A collection of case histories of successful collaborations between High Technology Network Laboratories and businesses. These are tangible and customisable examples of the application of new technologies, products, or services that show how industrial research can meet the needs of innovation.

Results: 9

Methodologies for the dynamic design of mechanical transmissions

Silent and efficient spiral bevel gear transmissions

Spiral Bevel Gears (SBGs) play a significant role in transferring power between non-parallel shafts. Thanks to the high contact ratio, SBGs are smooth, quiet, and have the ability to bear high levels of torque and power; although, their complex...

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PYROMAT: Prototype for the pyrolysis of herbaceous waste from the maintenance of riverbeds, drainage and irrigation channels

From waste to resource for the building material market

Rivers, drainage and irrigation channels maintenance produces high amounts of waste biomass that can be divided into two macro-types: wood residues that are normally recovered and supplied as fuel to biomass plants and herbaceous residues that are...

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Integrated framework for industrial gearbox design & manufacturing - MetAGEAR

Design and manufacturing advanced technologies

MetAGEAR was born from the initiative of the InterMech regional laboratories MO.RE. and MechLav in order to develop innovative tools for the design and manufacturing of gears and transmission to be made available for the industrial base. MetAGEAR is...

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VIRTUAL PROTOTYPING for industrial design (VIP Lab)

Industrial design and User Experience

VIP Lab offers a human-centered design service based on an immersive 3D experience for viewing complex products and systems and simulating its behavior within an interactive virtual environment. The 3D models of the product can be displayed in 1:1...

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GECOM (Gesture Command) Remote control of machines and robots through poses recognition of the operator.

Touchless programming of robots and automatic machines

This new technology permits to remotely control an automatic machine or a robot through a visual analysis of the operator’s postures. The system has been tested on two different use-cases: - in a first case, the system recognizes some postures of...

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Assembly of mechanical / automotive components: calculation and management of 3D tolerance stack.

Geometric Product Specification

Mechanical parts are affected by geometric and dimensional variations. This variability affects the products’ final quality in terms of performance, process costs, reliability, and customer satisfaction. Geometric Product Specification (GPS) research...

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Development of hybrid self-lubricant coatings for mechanical applications

Liquid lubricant replacement strategies

The growing need for energy and raw material savings and the desire to increase the lifetime of mechanical systems stimulate tribology applied research, aimed to the development of anti-friction and anti-wear technological solutions. Mainly, in some...

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Reconfigurable high flexibility robotic systems, for precision machining

Robotics for Machining

Industrial robots are seldom capable to provide high precision in a mechanical machining process, thus are limited in their industrial use. The LaPIS laboratory @ INTERMECH-Mo.Re. proposes an integrated method for designing robotic systems, with high...

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Industry and service mobile Robot control platforms

Automation of manual systems

The need has recently arisen in the industrial sector to provide systems and products with operative autonomy. For instance, in the field of logistics, automatic forklifts (AGV, Automatic Guided Vehicle) handle goods in total autonomy. The DIRO’...

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