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Centre for Casting

The FHNW Casting Centre is the scientific port of call for the casting sector.

Development and service from a single source

Bringing together the School of Engineering's wide-ranging casting-related expertise and resources, the Casting Centre is managed by well-established experts with years of experience in research and production. We focus our efforts consistently on requirements specific to the industry. Our collaborative services range from classic casting and melting technology through to modern Rapid Prototyping and numerical simulation of casting processes, and we also offer a continuing education programme in casting technology.

Competencies

Selected projects

Innovative brass components

Tap manufacturer KWC joined forces with FHNW to develop innovative brass alloys so as to comply with new standards.

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SAPE – a modular printing system

The modular printing system SAPE raises the benchmark in terms of printing speed and quality.

to SAPE – a modular printing system

Casting simulation and experimental validation of active air cooling of cast parts

Large cast parts for gas or steam turbines or engines need days or even weeks to solidify and cool down.

to Casting simulation and experimental validation of active air cooling of cast parts
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Continuing education programme in casting technology

Qualified young talent is very much in demand for middle and senior management positions in foundries. This is precisely the target group of the continuing education programme Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) in Casting Technology, taught in German. It is first specialised continuing education programme to be offered in the field of casting at university level in Switzerland.

Continuing education programme in casting technology

Contact

Prof.
Prof. Jörg Lagemann Programme Head Engineering and Management Telephone : +41 56 202 72 19 E-Mail : joerg.lagemann@fhnw.ch

School of Engineering

School of Engineering FHNW Bahnhofstrasse 6 5210 Windisch
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