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Customer Spotlight: TU Darmstadt

The PTW of TU Darmstadt is using Elementar instruments to optimize its research into enhancing the cost-effectiveness and efficiency of additive manufacturing.

The Institute for Production Management, Technology and Machine Tools (PTW) of the Technische Universität Darmstadt (TU Darmstadt) is one of the leading research institutes in the field of application-oriented production research, and makes a major contribution to the ongoing development of production technology in Germany. This is a vital area of research, as every second job in Germany is linked to production. As such, PTW works to regularly scrutinize existing production systems and manufacturing technologies and drive them forward through innovation. The goal is to reshape and drive the production technology of tomorrow forward.

Woman beside an grey metal analyzer in the lab
Jana Harbig, Research Associate at TU Darmstadt

The institute selected Elementar’s instrumentation for this project due to its reputation for modern technology and compact devices, as well as the inductar® instruments’ capability to offer easy export of the raw data to streamline the analysis.

Jana Harbig, Research Associate at the Institute for Production Management, Technology and Machine Tools (PTW) of the Technische Universität Darmstadt


Learn how TU Darmstadt has improved the process of evaluating metal powder quality for additive manufacturing.

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About TU Darmstadt

Founded in 1877, the Technische Universität Darmstadt (Technical University of Darmstadt) is one of Germany’s most renowned technical universities, carrying out large-scale research in the fields of metallurgic science, materials testing and new production technologies. It's Institute for Production Management, Technology and Machine Tools (PTW) is dedicated to developing holistic solutions for the future of production, creating technologies that function in the context of operational processes and empower people to create an efficient production environment.


Instrumentation installed:

inductar® CS cube
inductar® ONH cube


TU Darmstadt
Institut für Produktionsmanagement, Technologie und Werkzeugmaschinen (PTW)
64287 Darmstadt, Germany

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