Research Team Production Technology West in Western Sweden is doing research mainly in the following fields:

  • Flexible Industrial Automation
  • Machining and Metal Forming
  • Thermal Spraying
  • Welding Technology

There is a close collaboration between Production Technology West and the manufacturing industry. The work is facilitated by a well-equipped research laboratory.

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Nanoparticle based coating for aircraft engines may triple service life and reduce fuel consumption

Researchers at University West in Sweden have started using nanoparticles in the heat-insulating surface layer that protects aircraft engines from heat. …


The SiCoMaP industrial research school offers post-graduate courses for PhD students employed at manufacturing companies.

Films about the Research

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