SYMPOSIUM: THE POWER OF…

SYMPOSIUM: THE POWER OF…  a symposium on the potentials and hurdles of solar energy – 14.10.2019 As a kick-off to the complex topic, we invited speakers from research, design and businesses to present their work and positions in short lectures at the symposium the power of… on 14 October 2019 and to discuss the potentials […]

EXCURSION TO A FOUNDRY

EXCURSION TO A FOUNDRY Kessler & Co. GmbH in Leipzig The Leipziger foundry Keßler produces steel and grey cast iron parts already from lot sizes of one piece and also produces the moulds used for this purpose itself. The alloys are specially composed and mixed according to customer requirements, as is the case in most […]

EXCURSION TO REMONDIS

EXCURSION TO REMONDIS A Recycling Company in Lünen – 1.4.2019 During our visit to Remondis, we gained insight into different departments of recycling. One example is the processing of metal slag. This involves recovering the residual materials in waste products such as metal slag and furnace breakage. Metal slag is the layer that settles on […]

EXCURSION TO HAZET

EXCURSION TO HAZET A Tool Manufacturer in Remscheid – 2.4.2019 Hazet manufactures durable tools for professional use that can be found in car repair shops and other professionals as well as well-equipped amateurs’ workshops. Today, the majority of the business consists of custom-made products for the automotive industry, because new special tools are needed for […]

SAND CASTING WORKSHOP

SAND CASTING Aluminium Casting Workshop – 4.6.2019 In sand casting, the positive mould of the casting object is imprinted on both sides of a two-part sand mould. A thin layer of powder separates the two parts so they can be taken apart easily. The object to be cast must not have any inclusions and should […]

WORKSHOP BRONZE CASTING

WORKSHOP BRONZE CASTING Introduction to mould making & casting with Carsten Theumer In order to get to know the material bronze and the technology of casting, we produced a classic bell form using the bronze casting method with the help of Carsten Theumer, the head of the BURG’s metal casting workshop. The original form was […]