Fraunhofer-Institut für Werkstoff- und Strahltechnik IWS
Dresden, Germany

Hall 11, Stand A25


The Fraunhofer-Institut für Werkstoff- und Strahltechnik IWS Dresden stands for innovations in laser and surface technology. As an institute of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der angewandten Forschung e.  V., IWS offers one stop solutions ranging from the development of new processes to implementation into production up to application-oriented support. The fields of systems technology and process simulation complement the core competencies. The business fields of Fraunhofer IWS include PVD and nanotechnology, chemical surface and reaction technology, thermal surface technology, generation and printing, joining, laser ablation and separation as well as microtechnology. The competence field of material characterization and testing supports the research activities.

At Westsächsische Hochschule Zwickau, IWS runs the Fraunhofer Application Center for Optical Metrology and Surface Technologies AZOM. The Fraunhofer project group at the Dortmunder OberflächenCentrum DOC® is also integrated into the Dresden Institute. The main cooperation partners in the USA include the Center for Coatings and Diamond

EuroBLECH Product Categories

  • Separation technology
  • Joining and fastening technology

Contact Details

Dr. Ralf Jäckel
Fraunhofer IWS Dresden
Winterbergstraße 28
01277 Dresden

Tel: +49 (0)351833913444
Fax: +49 (0)351 83391 3300

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Fraunhofer-Institut für Werkstoff- und Strahltechnik IWS

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