Our markets and specialties

Our markets

Metals has ongoing activities in a broad area of application markets, ranging from small-scale sensors to machineries and large constructions.




Our specialties

Metals offers high-level R&D or services, built upon the following specialties:


  • Unique infrastructure: capability of metal production (up to 100 kh), fully equipped hot and cold rolling technologies;
  • Large-scale mechanical testing taking into account environmental conditions;
  • Multi-material selection & durability;
  • Metal processing technology including dynamic forming, quench & partitioning, ...;
  • High-throughput platform and computational screening;
  • Hybrid materials including 3D-printed and gradient materials;
  • Microscopic texture characterization including SEM, TEM, EBSD, ...;
  • Condition monitoring for predictive maintenance;
  • Computational modeling of fracture, damage and wear phenomena.