Why do I (still) believe that 3D printing of biomaterials is the thing of the future?

Three years ago we started the NOVUM project with great enthusiasm. Our target was to develop a novel process for manufacturing of electrical insulati...
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WP 4 Pilot line based on novel manufacturing technologies for cellulose-based electrical insulation components

The Abis as a leader of Task 4.2 Detailed design completed following deliverables: Research works and market recognition were performed in the area of...
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BREAKTHROUGH IN ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING: CELLULOSE GRANULATES AS RAW MATERIAL

The BRINTER® 3D printing method of 3DTech has been selected as the main additive manufacturing inline platform for the NOVUM project. In a major step...
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Challenges of the Health and Safety study in the NOVUM project

In the NOVUM project, as in any business, a commitment to Health and Safety (H&S) matters is one of the best practices to protect the greater reso...
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Challenges of Prototyping in the NOVUM project

New manufacturing technologies and the materials associated with them must result in high quality of transformer insulation. This refers to dimensiona...
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Foam forming technology

Today’s papermaking process uses a lot of water and energy. Using foam as a carried fluid in papermaking process has two advantages: 1) the uniformi...
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Building a sustainable business model for Novum and market uptake of the technology

Cellulose is a common raw material in electrical insulation components. However, the production of high-quality products is labour-intensive and slow....
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Modification and adjustments of materials

Electrical insulation components are used in oil-cooled power and distribution transformers. The components are made to different three-dimensional sh...
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ENVIRONMENTAL AND ECONOMIC FEASIBILITY

When developing an innovation, it is fundamental to investigate not only its technical feasibility but also the environmental and economic aspects. In...
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New cellulose-based materials. Benefits for low waste generation

In the increasing global competition, there is a growing need to develop more efficient and agile processes in order to secure competitiveness. On the...
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