The primary objective of the technology cluster "CAx-Technologies" is to construct the software tools necessary for planning and conducting the manufacture within production out of highly flexible components and to make available open interfaces for the different adaption technologies. Thus, this project strives for an adaptive component manufacture based in particular on the correct handling of machines, control and measurement data.
The technology cluster consists of the following three sub-clusters:
- Production Data Model
- Model-based Process Engineering
- Data Acquisition and Handling
The CAD model underlying the component itself will be stored with manufacturing information in the first-named sub-cluster, thereby making it possible for construction engineers to easily recognize geometric features.