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Test laboratory accredited according to DIN EN ISO/IEC 17025.

Experts in failure analyses and material research (precious and technology metals).

Internationally acclaimed expert in the development of recycling processes for Rare Earth permanent magnets, involved in numerous national and international research projects. Pioneer in additive manufacturing of precision metal components via stereolithography based processes. Development of precision engineering processes, equipment and devices for the automation of production steps and materials relevant to jewellery.

Role in the project

Recycling of permanent magnets via hydrogen processing of magnetic scrap (HPMS), material development and characterisation. Dissemination and communication.

Reasearch Team:
Carlo Burkhardt
Ute Kiefner
Volker Müller
Nelson Brito and Laura Grau

75175 Pforzheim, Germany (Northern Black Forest)

Prof. Dr. Carlo Burkhardt, Scientific Director
Institute for Precious and Technology Metals (STI), Pforzheim University
Tiefenbronner Straße 65, 75175 Pforzheim, Germany