Steinbeis Transfer Center Material Development and Testing


  • Complete spectrum of materials analysis tasks involving working materials, components and implants
  • Mechanical materials analysis (tensile, pressure, torsion, continual fatigue, hardness, impact, friction, and wear testing)
  • Optical materials analysis (metallography, light microscopy, scanning electron microscopy, polarization-optical analysis of thin sections)
  • Thermal materials treatment and analysis
  • Climatic testing and salt spray tests
  • Plastics engineering – component construction and optimization, production concepts (injection molding, extrusion, thermoforming, whirl sintering), injection molding simulation with filling studies, shrinkage/warping
  • Production of prototype parts (vacuum casting)
  • Damage reports
  • Thorough materials development (including production optimization)
  • Analysis and evaluation of vehicle components (especially Porsche transaxle models)
  • Materials and component analysis involving vehicles (especially vintage cars)

Key Areas

  • Materials
  • Materials science
  • Materials development
  • Materials analysis
  • Materials testing
  • Component analysis
  • Plastics
  • Polymer analysis
  • Plastics technology
  • Vehicle technology
  • Vehicle analysis
  • Vintage cars
  • Expert reports
  • Damage analysis


Steinbeis Transfer Magazine

Using Energy to Optimize Wiegand Wires (Transfer 4/2017)
Steinbeis experts at Pforzheim University and SEW-Eurodrive GmbH & Co. KG win the 2017 Transfer Award of the Steinbeis Foundation – Löhn Award
The key to technological progress: materials (Transfer 1/2014)
A frequently overlooked driver of innovation

Yearbook Steinbeis Foundation´s Transfer Award – Löhn Award

Optimizing Production Technology for Wiegand Wires Used as an Energy Source (Löhn Award 2017)



Optimizing Production Technology with Wiegand Wires Used as an Energy Source (2017)

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Martin-Luther-Str. 8, D-75446 Wiernsheim
Phone: +49 7231 28-6581
Fax: +49 7231 28-7582
Management: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Norbert Jost
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Gerhard Frey
(Stand: 05/04/2022)

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