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  • Research unit in data analytics 4.0 for grinding

    Research and development unit for advanced applications of data analytics 4.0 for the improvement of grinding applications. This unit is equipped with a high-performance Blohm Planomat grinding machine and a high-speed cylindrical Danobat (including contouring with a CBN wheel), fully sensorized for extensive data collection and efficiency analysis of grinding applications, including new generation grinding wheels, new lubrication and refrigeration strategies. The sensorization includes Kistler dynamometers, various types of diamond dressing tools, data acquisition systems, power meters, latest generation systems for measuring in-process temperatures, wear measurement systems and data analytics systems (Machine Learning). The unit is complemented with numerical calculation software for the study and simulation of contact conditions (GranOO), commercial software (Ansys) and self-development for the analysis of in-process temperatures and applications developed in Python for Machine Learning and Deep Learning.

      MOST OUTSTANDING EQUIPMENT AND COMPONENTS

    • Blohm Planomat Orbit Planing Grinder and High Speed Danobat Cylindrical Grinding Machine
    • Commercial software (Ansys) and proprietary development (GrndTemps)
    • Complete and integrated sensor system
    • Free software and proprietary development for data analytics 4.0 Anaconda, Python
    • Free software for DEM contact analysis (GranOO)

    Fields of application

    Digitalization

    Support Proceses

    SERVICES OFFERED BY THE ASSET

    Investigation into new grinding wheel formulations

    Feasibility study, testing and analysis of grinding results using new application-oriented grout formulations.

    Research in machine data monitoring and analytics 4.0

    Tests, training, and proposals to improve apps through data analytics (Machine Learning, Deep Learning)

    Research into new ecological lubrication methods

    Testing, training, and analysis of results in efficient and ecological lubrication systems for grinding.

    ENTITY MANAGING THE ASSET

    UPV/EHU
    Contact person:
    José Antonio Sánchez Galíndez