After finishing the planning arrangements at the HyperCOG kick off meeting, the project partners had the opportunity to visit LORTEK’s robotic facilities in Northern Spain.
LORTEK, the coordinating partner of the ambitions LORTEK project has several labs in the facility, amongst them a dedicated robotic laboratory for automated inspection by active thermography (non-destructive testing), several robotic cells for arc and laser welding and cells dedicated to metallic additive manufacturing.
As part of the HyperCOG project, which aims to demonstrate the potential of cyber-physical systems and data analytics to transform the process industry, LORTEK will be implementing and validating at lab-scale the industrial cyber-physical system that will be developed using these robotized cells.
The HyperCOG project, which kicked off in October, has 14 partners from eight European countries and has received funding from the EU of €7.6 million. Work will take place over four years after which it hopes to have demonstrated efficiency and cost-saving solutions at pilot sites in Spain, France and Turkey, working specifically in the chemical, cement and steel processing industries.
Visit www.hypercog.eu for more information.
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