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18 03, 2020

TPAC temporarily closed

2020-03-18T11:22:58+01:00March 18th, 2020|

Dear reader, Due to the current coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, Saxion University of Applied Sciences has closed down completely its facilities as of Tuesday 17 March 2020. With this, Saxion aims at minimising the health risks for the students and employees. This effectively means that also we at TPAC can no longer access our [...]

5 03, 2020

Practical injection molding

2020-03-05T08:28:44+01:00March 5th, 2020|

First year mechanical engineering students were introduced to injection molding during their practical for ‘non-ferro materials and production’. This class is part of the newly developed mechanical engineering curriculum. Here students look at the entire process of injection molding. This included theory about designing injection molding parts, molds, simulations of the actual injection molding, [...]

3 02, 2020

Kick-off (b-)hout behoud

2020-02-10T10:26:53+01:00February 3rd, 2020|

The project “(B-)hout behoud” (wood preservation) with partners Innodeen and Rouwmaat Groep has started.  The project aims at manufacturing wood-fibre composite from B-wood - construction wood waste material that is currently incinerated. It studies the shredding of the materials to obtain fibres from B-wood, mix these into wood fibre composites, make profiles and evaluate their [...]