Cooperation with Industry

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Together with industry partners from various sectors, the WZL develops solutions for a wide range of production topics in publicly funded and bilateral research projects. These activities will be continued on the RWTH Aachen Campus in the Production Engineering Cluster.


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Demonstration Factory Aachen

Experience Industry 4.0 live: The Demonstration Factory Aachen is a central component of the Smart Logistics Cluster on the RWTH Aachen Campus. Its goal is the close integration of practice, research and further education.


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Scientist in the measuring room © Copyright: WZL/Winandy

Measuring Room

The WZL's measuring room stands for high-precision, certified and traceable measuring and testing technology according to the latest state of research and technology.


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Metallography © Copyright: WZL/Kaufmann


The Metallography supports the optimization of manufacturing processes with its investigations. To assess wear behaviour and coating adhesion, workpieces and tools from machining, ablative and forming production are examined.


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