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Hollow Axles Inspection System

Hollow axles inspection at railway axles with longitudinal bore hole

Component Inspection Using Augmented Reality

Inspection of components, parts or large surface by means of augmented reality

LinScanDuo 2.0

Semi-Automatic Ultrasonic Inspection System

Residual Stess Inspection by Means of 3MA

3MA inspection system for residual stress measurement

Smart Materials Information and Sensor Systems along the Product Life Cycle - Quality Assurance for Industry 4.0

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Nondestructive monitoring along the product life cycle for reliable products

As an internationally renowned R&D center for nondestructive testing methods (NDT) Fraunhofer IZFP does research and development work for nondestructive monitoring in the field of materials, component, and product characterization. The institute develops industrial-grade high-performance system solutions to prototype and series maturity, covering the entire range of nondestructive inspection methods aligned to industry-specific product life cycles, from which we derive the current challenges our customers and partners face. The institute’s scientists, engineers, and technicians compile application-oriented monitoring solutions to enhance the quality of our customers’ products, starting with process-integrated sensors up to Materials Data Space applications.

Press Releases / News


Press Release / 21.6.2017

Lucrative EU project for increasing nuclear power plant safety


Press Release / 6.3.2017

Fraunhofer IZFP celebrates 45 years in Saarland

Upcoming Trade Fairs and Events


International trade fairs are the place to discover trends and trendsetting developments regarding data analytics and sensor systems. Here you learn about the fairs you can meet our experts to find application-oriented, individual solutions.


Fraunhofer IFAM, Bremen / 31.08.-01.09.2017

2nd Bremen Fiber Composite Days


Workshop, Potsdam, Germany / 04.-08.09.2017

7th European-American Workshop on Reliability of NDE


Conference, Sevilla, Spain / 10.-13.09.2017

23rd Soft Magnetic Materials Conference - SMM 2017


Training Center, Caryville, USA / 28.-29.09.2017

6th PHS Suppliers Forum - Optimization of the PHS-Process

Registration is now open! Don't miss out!


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