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The Laboratory for Machine Tools and Production Engineering (WZL) of RWTH Aachen University publishes about 400 scientific papers every year.


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Cluster Production Technology © Copyright: WZL/Strigl

Laboratory for Machine Tools and Production Engineering (WZL) of RWTH Aachen University

Campus-Boulevard 30 RWTH Navigator

52074 Aachen

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Production Engineering

The Chair of Production Engineering in Profile

The mission of the Chair of Production Engineering is to drive business development in industry from the perspective of continuous productivity increases. Digital solutions and business models are developed to ensure sustainable production. A particular strength lies in the close connection between engineering and business research.

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Manufacturing Technology

The Chair of Manufacturing Technology in Profile

At the Chair of Manufacturing Technology, we research numerous manufacturing technologies and jointly design the digitally networked, sustainable production of the future. The digital twin - a virtual image of the component based on manufacturing data and a wide variety of models and simulations - plays a decisive role in this.


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Machine Tools

The Chair of Machine Tools in Profile

The Chair of Machine Tools deals with the design, investigation and optimization of machine elements that are combined into mechatronic systems. The chair also focuses on intelligent control and automation concepts based on the Internet of Production. By linking process data with models, a detailed digital image of the component, machine and process can be generated.

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