Institute for Manufacturing Technologies of Ceramic Components and Composites

Service Features

What we can offer you in terms of analysis methods, equipment and services.

Analytical methods:

  • scanning electron microscopy (SEM, EDX, EBSD/OIM)
  • microprobe analytics
  • white light interferometry
  • light microscopy
  • failure- and microstructure-analysis (qualitative and quantitative)
  • x-ray diffractometry (qualitative and quantitative)
  • induced coupled plasma spectrometry (element analysis)
  • raman spektroscopy
  • laser granulometry
  • zeta-potential analysis (stability of suspensions and dispersions)
  • rheological investigation
  • density measurements (Archimedes)
  • helium-pycnometry (true density)
  • residual stress analysis (micro-borehole-method)
  • tribological investigation
  • hardness measurements
  • fracture toughness
  • strength
  • dilatometry
  • Hg - porosimetry
  • impedance and high-voltage measurements
  • contact angel and surface energy determination
  • thermos-gravimetry
  • differential thermo analysis (DTA)
  • differential scanning calorimetry (DSC)

Your contact persons

This picture showsFrank Kern
apl. Prof. Dr. rer. nat.

Frank Kern

Head of Department High Performance Ceramics

This picture showsAndreas Vogel
Dipl.–Ing. (FH)

Andreas Vogel

scientific-technical employee

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