Optimisation of the service life of production tools in hot forging, die casting and glass forming by minimising the risks related to thermal fatigue - FATLIFE

  • Wanheim, Tarras (Project Manager)
  • Bache, Anja Margrethe (Project Participant)
  • Arentoft, Mogens (Project Participant)
  • Henningsen, Poul (Project Participant)
  • Ravn, Bjarne Gottlieb (Project Participant)
  • Smedegaard, Peder (Project Participant)

    Project Details


    The main objective of the project is to develop a computer aided decision support system for improving the service life of production tools which are exposed to severe temperature changes and are therefore sensitive to thermal fatigue failure.
    Effective start/end date01/05/199730/04/2001

    Collaborative partners

    • Technical University of Denmark (lead)
    • Carraro SpA (Project partner)
    • University of Padua (Project partner)
    • Holmegaard Glasværk A/S (Project partner)
    • MAGMA Giessereitechnologie GmbH (Project partner)
    • Teksid S.p.A (Project partner)
    • Rockfield Software Ltd. (Project partner)
    • ABB Group (Project partner)
    • Polytechnic University of Catalonia (Project partner)
    • Centre for Computational Continuum Mechanics (Project partner)
    • Grundfos DK AS (Project partner)
    • Formkon A/S (Project partner)
    • Norsænk-Aalykke A/S (Project partner)


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