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1803, 2020

TPAC temporarily closed

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 office and lab space and [...]

503, 2020

Practical injection molding

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, and the effects of the [...]

302, 2020

Kick-off (b-)hout behoud

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 use in a construction application. [...]

1111, 2019

Kick-off FIXAR

7 October was the kick-off for the FIXAR project. The main question is 'How can the aviation- and windenergy sector make composites repair economically viable by applying automated technologies?' To answer this question, TPAC, part of Saxion University of Applied Sciences, joined a consortium with Dutch aviation- and wind energy SMEs, CompositesNL, and the InHolland and Amsterdam Universities [...]

1609, 2019

CAMX Unsurpassed innovation award

We are proud to announce that the TPC-Cycle access panel demonstrator is selected as finalist for the CAMX Unsurpassed innovation award. The access panel is made from recycled C/PPS waste material and more lightweight and cost-effective than the virgin solution. The panel is designed in collaboration with GKN Fokker and other TPC-Cycle partners: TPRC, TorayAC, DTC, CATO composites, [...]

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