Tungsten fibre-reinforced copper composites for high temperature and high heat flux applications

Sourcing new fusion technologies everywhere in Europe to foster your innovation… Abstract The present offer describes a tungsten fibre-reinforced copper (Wf-Cu) composite material concept that exploits the properties of commercially available drawn high-strength tungsten fibres embedded in a high conductivity copper matrix. With this approach, materials that can be realised exhibit outstanding property combinations regarding […]

Additive manufacturing of tungsten by means of laser powder bed fusion

Sourcing new fusion technologies everywhere in Europe to foster your innovation… Abstract The present offer describes an additive manufacturing (AM) technology for tungsten which is a refractory metal with outstanding properties as tungsten exhibits e.g. the highest melting point as well as the lowest vapour pressure of all metals. With such a manufacturing approach, geometrically […]

Selective Laser Melting applied in continuous production mode to overcome dimensional limits

Sourcing new fusion technologies everywhere in Europe to foster your innovation… Abstract Developed at KIT (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology), this technology offer gives the possibility to have an expansion of dimensional limits in Additive Manufacturing using powder bed processes. Inspired from other manufacturing technologies (e.g. extrusion), modifications for existing machine layouts have been designed and […]

Process for pilot hole fabrication in wire cutting (Electrical Discharge Machining, EDM) to improve length/diameter-ratio and precision

Sourcing new fusion technologies everywhere in Europe to foster your innovation… Abstract Developed at KIT (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology) for Test-Blanket-Module components, this technology offers increases limits in length/diameter ratio and precision (drift) of pilot holes used for Electrical Discharge Machining (wire cutting). Instead of fabricating a start hole e.g. by deep-hole drilling, grooves are […]

Simulation services for complex multi-physics problems

Sourcing new fusion technologies everywhere in Europe to foster your innovation… Abstract A Spanish R&D centre has developed an advanced simulation software for multi-physics problems including fluid dynamics, solid mechanics, heat transfer, electromagnetism, chemical reactions, neutronics and excitable media. The software has been specifically designed to run efficiently in supercomputers and it has in part […]

Software for the calculation of residual activity and dose in components exposed to radiations

Sourcing new fusion technologies everywhere in Europe to foster your innovation… Abstract Spanish engineering SME specialized in radiation calculation, located near Madrid offers the use of a software that allows to calculate the 3D activation of an equipment or structure close to a neutron source and the residual dose when the neutron source is off. […]

Modular High-Field Superconducting Magnets with Demountable Joints

Sourcing new fusion technologies everywhere in Europe to foster your innovation… Abstract The development of modular high temperature superconducting magnets offers significant benefits to fusion by reducing the risk of failure while facilitating the maintenance and enabling the construction of very large complex components. University of Durham and CCFE have worked on the soldered joints […]

Infrared thermography diagnostics for high temperature materials control

Sourcing new fusion technologies everywhere in Europe to foster your innovation… Abstract In magnetic confinement fusion machines, plasma-facing components are subjected to high heat fluxes that can cause damages. Based on many years of research works on magnetic confinement fusion at CEA, fusion experts developed a software suite for high-performance thermal imaging diagnostics. ThermaVIP platform […]

Radiofrequency low-temperature plasma source for biomedical use

Sourcing new fusion technologies everywhere in Europe to foster your innovation… Abstract The radiofrequency plasma source is a tool developed at Consorzio RFX (Italy) whose main research field is magnetically confined fusion plasmas. The plasma source is a handheld device producing a helium low-temperature atmospheric pressure plasma that creates active chemical species enabling biological and […]

Membrane processes for Hydrogen separation and production

Sourcing new fusion technologies everywhere in Europe to foster your innovation… Abstract These membrane devices have been developed at ENEA Frascati laboratories for separation of hydrogen isotopes from tritiated water. Applied to the production of H2 from biomass, the dehydrogenation process on which these devices are based, allows the achievement of higher hydrogen and syngas […]