Development Center X-ray Technology EZRT

Our research focuses on the development of efficient testing methods and systems based on X-ray and optical technology. Our solutions make it possible to characterize materials and test components without degrading their functionality. We can perform tests on items of any scale, from microscopically small objects to entire vehicles. The services we offer include 2D and 3D optical testing and measurement, X-ray sensors and simulation, image processing, system design, and applications and training.

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We research and develop various technologies in the field of non-destructive testing that range from conventional two-dimensional radioscopy and three-dimensional computed tomography, to optical technologies, among others for inspecting surfaces.


Scientific Application Center

The Scientific Application Center can provide crucial support for increasing the quality of your products and the efficiency of your processes, minimizing risks, controlling for compliance, and bringing your products more quickly to market.


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Training and education

The Fraunhofer EZRT has been offering training and education courses in the area of x-ray based non-destructive testing since 2004 at its Fürth location. The center offers courses in digital radioscopy and seminars in industrial computed tomography.


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Our specialist departments offer custom solutions ranging from optical 3D measurement systems and industrial x-ray cameras to turnkey x-ray systems for various stages of industrial production. We also perform structure and process analyses for research purposes. Our experts guide the customer from the initial concept and feasibility study to market-ready product. This allows us to offer our clients unique, individualized R&D services tailored completely to their needs.



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