Institute of Materials Engineering

Welcome on the home page of the Institute of Materials Engineering (IWT) of the Technische Universität Bergakademie Freiberg.

The IWT is responsible for the field of study "Materials Engineering" (Werkstofftechnik) in the course of study "Materials Science and Materials Technology" (Werkstoffwissenschaft und Werkstofftechnologie - WWT)


molten metal.
Scientists of the TU Bergakademie Freiberg have developed a new process for the production of molten metal hybrid filters in the Collaborative Research Centre 920. … weiterlesen

Group Picture of the Lightweight Centre Partners
At the end of November, a Polish delegation from the Polish-German Centre for Hybrid Lightweight Structures visited TU Dresden and TU Freiberg. The rector of the Silesian Technical University in Gliwice and high-ranking representatives of the Katowice Special Economic Zone also participated. … weiterlesen

Staff Member at the New Foundry
On Tuesday, June 26 2018, after a construction period of one and a half years, TU Bergakademie Freiberg has inaugurated a pilot plant for the production of thin-walled cast steel at its Foundry Institute. The institute invested approx. 700,000 euro in the hall and half a million euro in equipment. … weiterlesen

Electronic Scrap.
Strategic rare earth elements such as indium or tantalum are found in almost every electronic device today. However, the actual amounts used per device are usually so low that recovery is not worthwhile. … weiterlesen

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