Thermach

Rainhouse Canada is thrilled to partner with experienced industry leaders to improve the future of machining.


Project overview


Project name: THERMACH (Thermally Assisted Machining of Difficult-to-cut Materials)
In Partnership With: SMRT, LUND, MagComp, Xylem, SECO, UNOTT, Tisics, OpTek, E6, ADL, SECO UK, NRC, TU Wien, myTool IT, BCC
Type of project: Research and Development, Engineering Design, and Manufacturing
Industry: Manufacturing Sector (including Aeronautic, Biomedical, Capital Goods)
Awarded: April 2021
Delivery: March 2024

Rainhouse is commited to enhancing the methods employed to produce components and products of advanced metal matrix composite (MMC) materials.

The Project Goal
This project aims to address the manufacturing industry challenges created from producing components and products of advanced metal matrix composite (MMC) materials by implementing hybrid thermally assisted machining processes.

Project Benefits
The software and hardware solutions we create for Laser-Assisted Machining (LAM) and Induction-Assisted Machining (IAM) processes will enable competitive and sustainable methods for MMC machining that will directly impact existing production environments in aeronautics, automotive, and capital goods industries.