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Measuring system for the ultrasonic inspection of welding seams of output shafts

Component Inspection Using Augmented Reality

Towards digital NDT world - 3DSmartInspect: Inspection of components, parts or large surface by means of augmented reality

LinScanDuo 2.0

Semi-automatic ultrasonic inspection system

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Cognitive Sensor Systems – Efficient Processes

The Fraunhofer IZFP is an internationally leading institute for research and development of nondestructive monitoring technologies in the frame of industry-relevant product life cycles. Our industrial-grade sensor systems and system solutions for material, component and product characterization are developed up to prototype and series maturity. This includes artificial intellegence methods (AI) such as cognitive or auto-adaptive sensor technologies. From the data obtained digital metadata concerning materials and products can be provided for the Materials Data Space. This networking enables shorter development times, learning manufacturing processes and new business models and thus a significant improvement in product quality. The institute uses the entire range of physical measuring principles for this purpose.  

The Fraunhofer IZFP`s test laboratory is flexibly accredited according to DIN EN ISO / IEC 17025. Hence, the institute has best prerequisites to rapidly transfer its developments into industrial application. The accreditation confirms the institute`s competence for qualified development, validation and application of novel nondestructive inspection methods.

Fraunhofer IZFP provides intelligent interbranch and market-driven solutions for one-stop quality assurance of materials and components.


The Future of Nondestructive Testing in the Context of Industry 4.0 - Interview with Prof. Randolf Hanke




Press Release / 17.10.2018

EuroBLECH: Robot-assisted sensor system for quality assurance of presshardened components


Press Release / 27.8.2018

Permanent condition monitoring of bridges at the push of a button



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The Future of Nondestructive Testing in the Context of Industry 4.0

Fraunhofer IZFP Research Groups



»AutomaTiQ« is a joint research group of htw saar and Fraunhofer IZFP, founded in 2016 and located in Saarbrücken.


Fraunhofer Attract Funding Program

Fraunhofer IZFP Research Group "SigMaSense"

Upcoming Trade Fairs and Events


International trade fairs, conferences or workshops are the place to discover trends and trendsetting developments regarding our cognitive sensor technologies.  

International Symposium, 22.-25.10.2018, Kobe, Japan

IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium

25th International Sheet Metal Working Technology Exhibition, 23.-26.10.2018, Hanover, Germany

EuroBLECH 2018

Please visit us in hall 11, booth A25! 

International Conference, 28.-31.10.2018, Algiers, Algeria


International Conference on Electrical Sciences and Technologies


Summit, 27./28.11.2018, Nuremberg, Germany

Automation 4.0 Summit SPS IPC Drives