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Data Driven Solutions is a node of the Basque Digital Innovation Hub to promote the incorporation of digital solutions in Basque industrial companies. It complements the available assets and knowledge of the rest of the nodes of the BDIH that are offered to the Basque industry to accelerate their transition to advanced Industry 4.0 models.

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We show you real use cases of companies like
yours that have deployed data driven solutions 4.0

Awareness and Training

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  • Internet of things
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Big Data and Cloud
  • Simulation
  • Cibersecurity

Find out how each of these technologies has been used
in an industrial context, explained by their executives.

Use cases

Industry 4.0 and production facilities digitalisation



Use case

Korta is a family company founded 40 years ago and located in Zumaia (Guipuzcoa). Specialised in the manufacture of ball screws, the company has an important position in markets such as machine tools, energy, automotive and aeronautics.

During one of its first aeronautical projects, the company came across the need to certify the grinding process for 100% of the parts. While searching for different alternatives to chemical attack processes, Barkhausen’s magnetic noise technology was found, allowing them to implement predictive maintenance techniques. This technolgy makes posible the correction and reduction of the number of defective parts.

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The need arose to certify 100 percent the absence of grinding burns and hardness layer of the spindle. Specific sensors were developed to measure the Barhauser magnetic noise, related to the microstructure and hardness of the material. Once the parts are ground, they are taken to the BNA bench, developed for this project, to make a sweep of the entire spindle, measuring the magnetic noise. These signals can be used to detect hardness problems or burns on the spindle. The analysis of the data trend makes it possible to anticipate possible problems, reject defective parts and deliver 100 percent certified parts.

Area of the company where the solution is focused:


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Zumaia (Gipuzkoa)

Benefits of the Solution:

  • Development of specific sensors for measuring magnetic noise
  • Detection of hardness or burns
  • Data analysis that allows the anticipation of possible problems

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