Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems IKTS

Competence in ceramics

The Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems IKTS conducts applied research on high-performance ceramics. The institute‘s three sites in Dresden and Hermsdorf (Thuringia), Germany, collectively represent Europe‘s largest R&D institute dedicated to the study of ceramics.

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Annual report 2015/2016

The annual report of Fraunhofer IKTS provides information and reports about our latest results of research.

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The Fraunhofer IKTS is certified in accordance with DIN EN ISO 9001, DIN EN ISO 14001 and EN ISO 13485

   
 

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Dresden / Germany / 2.6.2016

Press release

Highest measurement speed and flexibility due to automated ultrasonic testing

The Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems IKTS develops application-specific solutions for ultrasonic testing. The systems of PCUS® pro family range from simple manual testing to fully automated ultrasonic testing. At the World Conference on Non-Destructive Testing (WCNDT) researchers of Fraunhofer IKTS present the new development PCUS® pro Array II, which is optimized for fast automated testing in metal processing as well as in the fields of railway and automotive, power plant or wind power technology.

 

Dresden / Germany / 2.6.2016

Press release

Process monitoring with laser speckle photometry – fast, accurate, non-contact, non-destructive

The Laser Speckle Photometry (LSP) is a novel method for in-line monitoring of industrial processes and was developed at Fraunhofer IKTS. The robust and cost-effective system analyzes surface properties and draws conclusions on geometry, porosity, or surface defects of a variety of materials. From June 13 to 17, 2016, the system will be presented at the World Conference on Non-Destructive Testing (WCNDT).

 

Dresden / Germany / August 21–25, 2016

Congress

ICC6 | 6th International Congress on Ceramics

The International Ceramic Federation (ICF) convenes the International Congress on Ceramics (ICC) every two years in cooperation with the ICF member societies.

 

Dresden / Germany / June 18–22, 2018

Conference

ICIM 2018 | 15th International Conference on Inorganic Membranes

The ICIM is held every second year all over the world in rotation. In 2018, the conference will be held in Dresden, with Fraunhofer IKTS being the main organizer. The conference will be accompanied by an industrial exhibition.

2016-07-28T13:57:01+0000

Fraunhofer Presse: Teil der großen #Fraunhofer-Community bleiben: Fraunhofer-Alumni-Summit, 16.9 #Berlin: http://s.fhg.de/32J 

Teil der großen -Community bleiben: Fraunhofer-Alumni-Summit, 16.9 : http://s.fhg.de/32J 

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2016-07-14T08:00:25+0000

Fraunhofer IKTS: Presse: @TAOnline und @OTZonline berichten aus unserem Labor: "Keramik aus Hermsdorf soll beim Energiesparen helfen" #Energiewende #Chemie

Presse: @TAOnline und @OTZonline berichten aus unserem Labor: "Keramik aus Hermsdorf soll beim Energiesparen helfen"

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2016-07-08T08:05:11+0000

Fraunhofer IKTS: Dont miss @EFCForum: Development of a SOFC/battery-hybrid system for distributed power generation in #India

Dont miss @EFCForum: Development of a SOFC/battery-hybrid system for distributed power generation in

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Sites of Fraunhofer IKTS

Germany: Dresden, Hermsdorf, Pleissa, Pöhl, Schmalkalden, Leipzig

USA: Storrs (Connecticut)

Current EU-Projects

  • AFLoNext – 2nd Generation active wing - active flow- loads & noise control on next generation wing
  • BET-EU – Materials synergy integration for a better europe
  • CAPTure – Competitive solar power towers
  • CerAMfacturing – Ceramic and multi material components by additive manufacturing methode
  • FlexiFuel-SOFC – Efficient and fuel flexible micro-scale biomass CHP technology
  • MATCH – The creation of the materials common house
  • ProDIA – Manufacturing and control of nanoporous materials
  • SOFCool – Multi-Fuel SOFC CCHP