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coating solutions for waste and biomass boilers
Power-to-Gas Optimization

VTT has developed a software platform that enables dynamic gas production and utilizes energy market instruments in order to produce gas at an affordable price.

coating solutions for waste and biomass boilers
Processing of energy market auctions

VTT has implemented an optimization-based software module that is an essential component in Nord Pool's day-ahead market integration with other European power exchanges.

coating solutions for waste and biomass boilers
Optimization of wood transportation

VTT has designed and implemented multiple optimization models to aid the transport planning process at Stora Enso Wood Supply Finland. The models include special features for wood transportation, such as constraints on different wood assortments.

coating solutions for waste and biomass boilers
KOPTI energy management tool

VTT developed an optimisation tool tailored in cooperation with HELEN in order to provide a solution for short term operation of power and heat plants such as CHP units, energy storages, solar thermal and heat pumps.

prcess for metals recovery
Cost competitive process for metals recovery

VTT and Ekokem Co. worked together to create a selective, safe and cost competitive process for metals recovery based on laboratory experiments and techno-economical evaluation.

coating solutions for waste and biomass boilers
Energy system planning and electricity market simulation

VTT helped improve understanding of the value and impact of power system flexibility in the future, investments in generation, storage, transmission and demand side flexibility as well as energy and electricity market designs
 and laws and regulations.

corrosion research
Microbially induced corrosion of copper canisters

VTT performed corrosion research and monitoring of biofilm formation with sophisticated electrochemical and molecular biological methods simulating the repository scenarios.

roll-to-roll processing
Verification of the roll-to-roll processability of a new material

Processability of Optitune’s new hard-coating material has been verified in VTT’s R2R environment.

Procedures for pre-commissioning pipeline
Procedures for pre-commissioning pipeline

VTT and Nord Stream worked together to solve the challenge of ecological compatibility of methods and corrosion caused by microbiological activity to pipeline materials due to natural seawater used as pre-commissioning water.

printed electronics measurement
New solutions for printed electronics measurement and control

Together with VTT, Offcode has developed the ARCOS21 on-line system for registration and quality-measurements.

wear and corrosion protection
Material solutions for wear and corrosion protection

VTT collaborated with Exote Oy to create new material solutions for wear and corrosion protection also at high temperatures

managing and controlling biocorrosion
Managing and controlling biocorrosion

VTT, Outokumpu, Nord Stream, TVO and Fortum worked together to lower costs, increase lifetime of equipment and materials and boost efficiency of systems through biocorrosion control and management.

large complex shape components
Large, complex shape components  

VTT worked with Metso on optimized near net shape manufacturing of complex shape components by PM-HIP.

HVOF ceramic coating
HVOF ceramic coating development

Processability of Optitune’s new hard-coating material has been verified in VTT’s R2R environment.

new process control unit verification
New process control unit verification

Focalspec has developed a new type of on-line topography measurement system for the monitoring and control of printed electronics production.
The system is based on novel Lateral Chromatic Imaging technology.

economical serial production
Economical serial production

Economical serial production for complicated, high-strength component for demanding corrosion and wear environment.

controlling delamination
Controlling delamination during printing

VTT developed an equipment for practical, fast internal strength measurement methodology to predict delamination tendency.

virtual modelling
Evaluation of thruster vibration with virtual modelling 

VTT and ABB developed FE-models which took into account the most significant factors and phenomena affecting on the vibration behaviour of the Azipod thruster in real operation conditions. The results were verified by full-scale experiments.

new propeller design
New propeller design

VTT has developed new features in propeller design software for Tevo Oy and built the capability to design and optimize bronze propellers for ice class applications.

VTT ProperTune
VTT ProperTune® for design of wear resistant solutions

VTT developed and applied a modelling toolset based on VTT ProperTune® multiscale modelling solution. An engineering software tool for use in day-to-day design was deployed.

VTT rotating filter
Improved filter efficiency with rotating filter solution

VTT and Jeven Oy jointly developed a filter solution which efficiency is based on a rotating filter patented by VTT.

noise and vibration control
High-end solutions for noise and vibration control

Partners together with VTT developed high-end noise and vibration solutions with advanced epoxy damping materials and virtual modelling.

R&D process development
Simulation model boosts - R&D process development

Nokia and VTT developed system dynamic model asset which analyses and specifies cause and effect relations in product development, including technical, human and financial structures.

Automation of pavement repairing machine saves material and time
Automation of pavement repairing machine saves material and time

VTT together with Destia developed a control system that improves the accuracy of the pavement repair.

RFID forklift
The new RFID forklift recognizes its load automatically

VTT and Rocla developed a forklift utilising radio frequency identification technology (RFID) that recognizes its load automatically.

production intelligence with simulation-based decision support
Real time production intelligence with simulation-based decision support systems         

VTT and Oras developed simulation based decision support systems for customer-driven manufacturing operation planning.

VTT's virtual engineering laboratory
Eliminating design errors

​VTT's virtual engineering laboratory offers top-level facilities for the design of work tasks, cabin layout, field of view and positioning of equipment – allowing also participation of key persons of the company and incorporating relevant expertise before building prototypes.

Simulation model
Simulation model estimates the added value of services         

VTT developed a system dynamic model for estimating the added value of maintenance services, and acting as a communication tool between Metso and its customers.

VTT mixed reality
Mixed reality to support new service business in industrial operation and maintenance

VTT helped develop a solution where the user can view the complex plant design, operational and maintenance data with live video stream on a mobile device.

VTT has developed a Micro Electro Mechanical (MEMS) AE sensor
Embedded intelligence in machinery

VTT has developed a Micro Electro Mechanical (MEMS) AE sensor. The main advantages are affordable price, small size and low current consumption, which makes it ideal for wireless sensor nodes.

Research for Finnish Air Force extended life of high-pressure turbine blades in Hornets
Research for Finnish Air Force extended life of high-pressure turbine blades in Hornets

On the basis of VTT's research findings and its operational experience, GE increased the lifespan of the HPT blades for the FINAF’s F/A-18C/D Hornet engines by around 10%.

VTT and Luvata partner to develop new high strength copper alloy
VTT and Luvata partner to develop new high strength copper alloy

​VTT studied the composition of over 20 different prospective copper alloys. Five copper alloys identified by VTT
for further research and testing at the various Luvata plants on three continents.

key hole
Improving industrial automation’s information security

VTT carried out an information security analysis which comprised an extensive study of the level of information security at a production facility; for example user management, backup copying and network security.

HumanWeld improves welding production and brings new networked service business
HumanWeld improves welding production and brings new networked service business        

Kemppi, Barona and VTT developed a new innovative service concept for leasing of welding workforce by combining Kemppi's welding and Barona's labour leasing expertise.

 

coating solutions for waste and biomass boilers
Coating solutions for waste and biomass boilers

Difficult fuels cause demanding corrosion conditions in waste and biomass fired boilers, which leads to corrosion damage and expensive replacements. On-site experiments have demonstrated that coatings promise to significantly improve the life of boiler tubes under corrosive/erosive service.

prcess for metals recovery
Strategic Energy System Analysis

VTT implemented a detailed multi-region energy system model which is specifically designed to support strategic long-term decision-making related to new energy system investments, assessments of the role of new technologies and their environmental impacts, and policy analysis.

Continuous improvement of production process with virtual rolling quality system

VTT and Rautaruukki have created a virtual quality system to monitor and analyse the production process. The system uses virtual sensors and models to calculate quality features based on process information and analysed history data. The intelligent virtual-sensor technology is developed for estimating hard-to-measure variables. Automation system is continuously updated after analysis to achieve the required quality.

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CUSTOMER SERVICE

info@vtt.fi
Tel. +358 20 722 7070
Opening hours Mon - Fri 9:00 - 11:00 and 12:00 - 15:00,
UTC +2 time zone