The Tribology Competence Center is one of the world’s best-equipped institutes in the field of tribological model and component testing

The center currently has more than 50 different types of testing machines to investigate the friction and wear behavior of materials, coatings and/or lubricants under a wide variety of load collectives, as well as the chemical-physical properties of the lubricants.

Chemical-physical apparatus


Sample preparation

  • Grinding and polishing equipment
  • Lapping machine
  • Drilling and milling machine
  • Lathe
  • Micro band saw
  • Cutting-off machine
  • Sandblasting cabin
  • Additive manufacturing (plastic and metal 3D printing)