Innovative powder based manufacturing of gear wheels with high performance (HIPGEAR)

Strong driving forces exist to increase the performance and resource efficiency in manufacturing of gear wheels for truck applications. This project will develop an innovative technology based on powder metallurgy and hot isostatic pressing (HIP). A gear wheel for demonstration will be selected in the project.

Partner organizations

  • Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) (Academic, Sweden)
  • Uddeholm (Private, Sweden)
  • Swerea KIMAB (Private, Sweden)
  • Höganäs (Private, Sweden)
  • Swepart Transmission AB (Private, Sweden)
  • Volvo Group (Private, Sweden)
  • Avure Technologies AB (Private, Sweden)
  • Leax Group AB (Private, Sweden)
  • Scania CV AB (Private, Sweden)
Start date 01/10/2014
End date The project is closed: 31/03/2017

Published: Sat 30 Nov 2019.