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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


Sensor system for corrosion inspection of poles

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.


Conference, Boston, USA / 10.-11.08.2017

19th International Conference on Smart Material Systems and Piezomagnetics


Campus E 3 1

66123 Saarbrücken


Phone +49 681-9302-0

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