Fraunhofer IKTS

Our services include the development and application of modern advanced ceramic materials, the development of industrial powder metallurgical technologies, and the manufacturing of prototypical components. Structural ceramics, functional ceramics and cermets set up the priorities with emphasis on innovative complex systems which are applied in many industry sectors.

Handling and Characterization of Nanopowders: Characterization of particles and suspensions, toxicity evaluation of nanopowders, pressure-assisted densification methods (HIP/SPS)

Material, Component and System Development: Multifunctional and transparent ceramics, catalysts and membranes, energy systems (photovoltaic, fuel cells, thermoelectrics)

Characterization of Materials and Systems: Microstructure characterization, ceramography, thermophysical, electrical, and mechanical properties up to 2000 °C