Smart Manufacturing & Robotics Delft

We are an award-winning international minor programme in Delft. Our students build state-of-the-art automation prototypes for the industry.

Become an automation ninja

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Go hands-on with the latest industrial robots and other advanced equipment. In twenty weeks time you’ll create two actual solutions for the industry in our own lab or on the factory floor.

Get a working prototype

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Our students will create a working prototype for your automation problem at no cost to you. The Hague University of Applied Sciences will provide the robots and cameras.

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Videos of our projects

Monitoring glass assembly bot

About the company “Assemblage perfect” is a local workshop in Duiven, a small town next to Arnhem, run by mr. Peter de Dreu. In this workshop they do various engineering …

TetrisBot

Students: Bart van Leeuwen | Tom Rozekrans | Ishvara Lalta| Bart de Langen Bin Packing problem A very old and known problem in the logistics industrie is the bin packing …

SMR – Werkse

  Werkse! is a company that offers supported employment to people with physical and/or mental learning difficulties, to enhance their future job prospects. Werkse offer a number of services, positions …

Seaming of Composite Tapes

Students: Maurice van Beijnen, Céleste Brommer, William Nuijt, Menno van Rooijen Introduction KVE Composites Group is a company specialized in composites. They mainly serve the aerospace, defence and machine construction industries. …

Automatic date printing on packages

By Yuk Ho Chung, Bauke Hendriks, Schelte van der Horst, Tim Onstwedder Dynamic Ear Company (DEC) is a company from Delft, the Netherlands. Dynamic Ear Company develops and manufactures professional hearing protection, …

Zwetlande pick and placing

Zwethlande Zwethlande is a grower of Ficus plants. They have over 30 years of experience with this type of plant, which explains their expertise. At some point they decided to …

Polishing of an airplane wing

  Students: Pepijn van Eck, Yuk Ho Chung, Schelte van der Horst, Jorge Luis Díaz Onofre, Florens Vernooij Images 1 through 4: Logos of Fokker Technologies, The Hague University of Applied Sciences, University …

Automated Clip Pick & Place System

Students: Alvin Dumaij, Martijn Keijzer, William Nuijt, Jon Diaz Introduction Rexnord is a company specialized in the production and assembly of conveyor belts. They produce conveyor tracks and the components …

Automatic Plant Bind System

Project by: Joost Kingma, Sander van Gemmert, Ka Chun Tsang and Mark van Leeuwen Introduction Hoogeveen Plants is a horticulture company that specialize in Climbers, Fruit Plants, Bamboo-Grasses-Ferns and Helleborus.  …

Assembling with Co-Bot

Today, more and more assembly processes are being automated by robots. If well designed, they provide excellent precision and repeatability without getting tired. However, one of the main issues with …

Dynamic Grinding Machine

    RAMLAB (Rotterdam additive manufacturing lab) is a researchcenter in the port of Rotterdam. It’s main focus is to develop WAAM (Wire Arc Additive Manufacturing)  for the industry. WAAM is proces …

3M/DAF Gear Grinding

  DAF Trucks is the biggest manufacturer of trucks in the Netherlands. DAF trucks is located in Eindhoven with a work area of 900.000 m2. In the year 2016 they …

Fokker – Pilot for Automated Drilling

The Composite Automation Development Centre (CADC) of the Delft University of Technology, is trying to bring more smart automation in the composite manufacturing- and processing industry. This project is executed …

Automatic sealant application

  Assignment Our client asked us to create a demo for automatically applying sealant to a soldered object and a ceramic object. This is to ensure the soldered object does …

Vink Systemen Sealant Applying Robot

Vink Systemen Working in clean air. Producing in an optimum climate. Vink Systemen designs, supplies, installs and maintains your custom air distribution system. A reliable partner in many markets for …

Viscon finger grinder

Viscon group The Viscon Group is passionate about creating innovative, solid and smart logistic solutions for all handling processes in Food and Agro businesses. The Viscon DNA consists of asking many …

Plant Sorting System

Introduction Zwethlande: Plantation Zwethlande has 30 years of experience in the growing of Ficus pot plants. Because of these years of experience in this field, the company is famous for …

Automatic Seeding Line

Artechno Automatic Seeding Line Artechno is a innovative company offering automation solutions for horticulture. One of their ongoing projects is to create a fully automated vertical farm that can be …

Chicory root pick and place

  Introduction Rijkzwaan is a company that develops new varieties of vegetables and is a supplier of seeds. The head office is located at De Lier, but because of their …

Airborne pick and place

Airborne envisages the future where the composite industry has grown and matured, offering products and services to a greater amount of markets and applications. The vision of Airborne is to …

Anthurium Packer

Video Introduction PeterKouwenhoven is a company that is active in floriculture. They grow six different varieties of Anthuriums that are meant for the flower auction. This is done in a …

Heineken Pallet Destacker

One of the biggest breweries worldwide contains approximately 550 employees at the Zoeterwoude brewery located in the Netherlands. HEINEKEN strains after a high-quality production flow where fully automation is desired. …

RAMLAB – Removal of Excess Metal

Students: Alexander Ramp, Wouter van Leeuwen, Guus Figdor, Willem van der Linden, Sjoerd Kaptein & Marc Groeneveld. (Spring 2017)   Introduction “Industrial spare parts should always be available wherever they’re needed, …

The Induction Welding System

Introduction Composite materials, which are made from high-tech fibers and resins deliver unique mechanical performances. These materials distinguish themselves by their high stiffness and strength with excellent thermal stability and …

Backing foil removal

Airborne The client of the project group is Airborne, which is a company that provides composite solutions/services to aerospace, maritime and automation problems. The main function of airborne is to …

Adaptive laminate inspection

Students: Erik Donkersloot – Mark van der Lee – Stephan de Reus – Matthias van Zweeden For questions please contact us at: adaptivelaserinspection@gmail.com   Project description The SMR minor focuses …

MUD Jeans Metal Parts Remover

Students: Sander Bal – Simon Navarro – Simon Boerwinkel – Marc Ziedses des Plantes     MUD Jeans Denim recycling and circular economy MUD Jeans is a fashion brand company, …

BIT Hotmelt Mattress gluing project

   BIT Hotmelt Technology & gluing mattresses                    Over seven billion people populate Earth and there are even more mattresses. Many of these mattresses are glued together, To produce this amount …

Chrysanthemum Topper

Students: Sander Bal – Simon Navarro – Simon Boerwinkel – Marc Ziedses des Plantes  automatedpincher@gmail.com  Pot Chrysanthemum and the gebr. Nederpel In Europe, we love the chrysanthemum, but not only …