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IDT for Tooling


IDT for Tooling

É objectivo estratégico estimular actividades de I&DT orientadas para o desenvolvimento de competências e conhecimento com potencial de aplicação no sector do Tooling. Face à existência de uma base de excelência científica e tecnológica neste domínio, a aposta irá centrar-se na dinamização das áreas estratégicas e identificadas como críticas ao nível das tecnologias, da engenharia, dos materiais, da tecnologia de materiais, como por exemplo as tecnologias de prototipagem rápida, de fabrico rápido de ferramentas, as micro tecnologias, a engenharia de superfícies, os materiais com melhores desempenhos térmicos, os materiais obtidos através da metalurgia do pó, o processamento a alta velocidade, as tecnologias não convencionais de produção, etc.

O projecto IDT for Tooling visa contribuir eficazmente para identificação de soluções de índole técnica e tecnológica ao nível de:

  • Processos avançados de produção – Novos desenvolvimentos em HSC;
  • Maquinação a cinco eixos em contínuo com alta precisão – materiais duros;
  • Engenharia de superfícies – utilização de revestimentos finos de alto desempenho para incremento da resistência ao desgaste;
  • Tratamentos térmicos de superfícies;
  • Processos subtractivos não litográficos de micro manufactura de ultra precisão e tecnologias de replicação;
  • Moldação por micro injecção e micro hot embossing;
  • Monitorização do processo de fabrico.