Finished projects

KK I (2000 - 2002)

Goal: “Design-material- and process development of high performing cast iron materials for environmental safe diesel engines”, part I.

The project was funded by KKS-HÖG,Volvo and Daros.

The participants within this project were:

- Volvo Powertrain

- Daros Piston Rings

- Jönköping University

KK II (2003 - 2005)

Goal: "Design-material- and process development of high performing cast iron materials for environmental safe diesel engines", part II.

The project was funded by KKS-HÖG,Volvo and Daros.

The participants within this project were:

- Volvo Powertrain

- Daros Piston Rings

- Jönköping University

Järnkoll (2005 - 2007)

Goal: "Minimaliztion or elimination of casting defects such as gas porosity and shrinkage porosity at casting of lamellar cast iron".

The project was funded by Vinnova, FFI, Scania and Volvo.

The participants within this project were:

- Volvo Powertrain

- Scania CV AB

- Gjuteriföreningen

- Jönköping University

Strategic recruitment project (2005 - 2008)

Goal: "Supporting an Assistent professor position in Component Technology at JU (Attila Dioszegi)".

The project was funded by KKS, Scania, Volvo and Jönköping University.

The participants within this project were:

- Volvo Powertrain

- Scania CV AB

- Jönköping University

KK III (2006 - 2010)

Goal: "Design-material- and process development of high performing cast iron materials for environmental safe diesel engines", part III.

The project was funded by KKS-HÖG,Volvo and Daros.

The participants within this project were:

- Volvo Powertrain

- Daros Piston Rings

- Jönköping University

OPTIMA I (2006 - 2008)

Goal: "Optimized materials for robust machining (CGI)"

The project was funded by Vinnova and FFI.

The participants within this project were:

- Volvo Powertrain

- Scania CV AB

- SAAB

- Volvo PV

- Sintercast

- Novacast

- Sandvik

- Chalmers

- KTH

- Gjuteriföreningen

- Jönköping University

Goal: "Optimized materials for robust machining (CGI)"

The project was funded by Vinnova and FFI.

The participants within this project were:

- Volvo Powertrain

- Scania CV AB

- SAAB

- Volvo PV

- Sintercast

- Novacast

- Sandvik

- Chalmers

- KTH

- Swecast

- Kimab

- Jönköping University

Institute Excelence Centre (CIC) (2007 - 2009)

Goal: "A collaboration project between Swedish foundry industry (17 companies) Gjuteriföreningen and Jönköping University to promote cast materials and casting process".

The project was funded by Vinnova, KKS and Energimyndigheten.

The participants within this project were:

- Arvika Gjuteri

- CWP Ljungby

- Daros Piston Rings

- Finnveden

- Husqvarna

- Nemak Sweden

- Metso Foundries

- Mönsterås Metall

- Novacast

- Scania CV AB

- Sintercast

- SKF Mekan

- Stena Metall

- Tenhults Pressgjuteri

- Vestas Casting

- Volvo Powertrain

- Österby Gjuteri

Järnkoll II (2009 - 2011)

Goal: "Resource and Environmental friendly casting processes for production of automotive cast iron components".

The project was funded by KKS - HÖG.

The participants within this project were:

- Volvo Powertrain

- Scania CV AB

- Jönköping University

Strategic recruitment project (Ympa) (2010 - 2011)

Goal: "Supporting a Post Doctoral position in Component Technology at JU (Lennart Elmquist) for study of the inoculation effect in cast iron".

The project was funded by KKS, Scania, Volvo, Arvika Gjuteri, SKF and Daros.

The participants within this project were:

- Volvo Powertrain

- Scania CV AB

- Daros Piston Rings

- Arvika Gjuteri

- Jönköping University

SPOFIC I (2011 - 2014)

Goal: "Study of shrinkage porosity formation in compacted graphite iron".

The project was funded by Vinnova, FFI.

The participants within this project were:

- Volvo Powertrain

- Scania CV AB

- KTH

- Arvika Gjuteri

- Jönköping University

Strategic recruitment project (2013 - 2017)

Goal: "Supporting the appointment of a Professorship in Foundry Technology at JU (Attila Dioszegi)".

The project was funded by KKS, Scania CV AB, Volvo Powertrain and Jönköping University.

The participants within this project were:

- Volvo Powertrain

- Scania CV AB

- Jönköping University

Goal: "Supporting a Post Doctoral position in Foundry Technology at JU (Jozsef Svidro) for study of the gas evolusion in foundry sand mixtures".

The project was funded by KKS, Scania CV AB, Volvo Powertrain.

The participants within this project were:

- Volvo Powertrain

- Scania CV AB

- Jönköping University

Goal: "Beyond conventional product development of castings – properties predictions for efficient design".

The project was funded by Vinnova and Metalliska material.

The participants within this project were:

- Volvo GTO

- Scania CV AB

- Swecast

- Jönköping University

Goal: "Study of shrinkage porosity formation in compacted graphite iron".

The project was funded by Vinnova, FFI.

The participants within this project were:

- Volvo GTO

- Scania CV AB

- Sintercast

- Corr Controll

- Jönköping University

Vast Iron (2015 - 2018)

Goal: "Volume change analyses at solidification of cast iron".

The project was funded by KKS - HÖG.

The participants within this project were:

- Volvo GTO

- Scania CV AB

- Jönköping University

Aim: "attain the fundamental scientific knowledge necessary to initiate the development phase of a processing method/treatment to decrease the thermal expansion of silica sand".

The project was co-funded by Region Jönköpings Län.

The participants within this project were:

- AB Bruzaholms Bruk

- Sandvik

- Sibelco

- Valmet

- Jönköping University

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