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THE COMBILASER CONSORTIUM HAS SUCCESSFULLY PASSED THE FINAL TECHNICAL REVIEW IN BRUSSELS
On 21st February the COMBILASER consortium successfully passed its third and final Technical Review Meeting from the Project Officer Mr. Werner Steinhoegl and project reviewers Ms Evren Yasa and Mr. Pascal Aubry.
The project's technical coordinator Hidria AET, presented the overall progress and conclusion of the project and the main implications of the COMBILASER project' innovation, whereas representatives of each WP and industrial use-case presented the work accomplished for the each industrial use-case user: Hidria AET from Slovenia, Orkli S. Coop. from Basque country, Spain and TMComas from Catalonia, Spain. The COMBILASER project succeeded in developing advanced technological setups for all three, combining monitoring data vs detected defects by NDT through a self-learning system (SLS). The results obtained form the validation tests that were made last June in Slovenia and in November and December in Spain, show great promise. The one-of-a-kind developed Self-Learning System is showing great potential with its leak-test to 'guide' function, as a pre-welding inspection system and as an optimization tool for the cladding process. The COMBILASER project has provided some technical breakthroughs such as the development of a laser controlled process through a closed loop, an advanced algorithm for optimizing tool for the cladding process, incorporated 'learning function' in the SLS algorithm in the glow plug welding use-case , a post-welding inspection system.
The SiEVA Research Centre played an important role in the consortium taking over and successfully leading the exploitation and dissemination activities within the project. Among its more tangible results is the COMBILASER video and two COMBILASER brochures. The use-case brochure which presents the results of the project per each UC and the public report on the project were presented just recently and can be accessed on this link.
The COMBILASER project partners are already contemplating various follow-up research activities, be it bilateral or a continuation of the COMBILASER project idea through a follow-up H2020 or FP9 project.
A successful conclusion of the COMBILASER project
The COMBILASER European project run under the Horizon 2020 Framework Research Programme has been successfully concluded.
The project has – with important inputs from SiEVA Research Centre – successfully concluded the last validation processes real industrial environment for all industrial use-cases present in the project. The developed solutions vastly improve modern welding and cladding processes with their upgrade in a form of integration of monitoring and NDT technologies with a brand-new Self-Learning System. This enables zero-defect production process to come much closer to realization.
SiEVA's participation in the COMBILASER project has proven enormously beneficial for the Development Centre. SiEVA gained new international R&D links, partnerships, and improved its references in the European R&D domain. This puts the SiEVA Research Centre in a good position for developing new ideas not just for the concluding H2020 projects initiatives but especially for the upcoming FP9 framework research program.
COMBILASER PROJECT – Presenting the results
The three-year-long COMBILASER European research project is slowly ending. The project's industrial partners have concluded their implementation and validation of the developed systems in an industrial environment. These have now been presented in a newly published project brochure.
As a part of the COMBILASER project, the SiEVA Development Centre has published its second flyer presenting the achieved results in this Horizon 2020 European project. The general information on the project is available here, or visit the COMBILASER webpage or Youtube Channel for more information. The project's main achievement is a development of three separate laser-manufacturing systems and their integration with advanced algorithmic and monitoring solutions. The three industrial partners (Hidria AET from Slovenia and Orkli and TMC from Spain) represent the most advanced branches of European industry. Their decision to use the COMBILASER project to improve their laser processing systems with a Self-Learning System and different stages of NDT testing solutions represents a cutting-edge innovation on a European level.
The brochure is accessible on this link.