Materials and solutions for embedded sensing
VTT has qualified expertise in different advanced manufacturing technologies, materials, and application design and testing. Technologies include Direct Write Thermal Spray, nScrypt , PVD, CVD, and materials such as conductors, insulators, semiconductors, functional materials and structural materials. In its work, VTT uses strong international and national co-operative networking regarding the needs of its customers.
Modern machinery and equipment manufacturers face requirements for constant improvements in their product lifetime performance in terms of economical and carefree, autonomous and environmentally benign operation, enhanced condition monitoring and machinery diagnostics features, as well as the need for low manufacturing costs. Thus, the industry needs materials and processing methods that can respond to the increasing requirements.
VTT’s multidisciplinary staff, vast research infrastructure and strong co-operational network have been built for constant development to face the ever-increasing needs of its customers. VTT’s research is strongly forward leaning, making it possible for industry to develop tomorrow’s technologies to retain and improve its competitiveness for the future. With novel embedded sensing technologies, it can attach new functionalities to tools, equipment and machinery for improved and reliable use.