Fraunhofer ILT – Institute for Laser Technology

We develop additive technologies for your industrial applications


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Additive Manufacturing (AM) is an essential key technology for applications in various industries such as the turbomachinery, aerospace, automotive and medical technology sectors, offering a number of advantages over conventional manufacturing technologies. Thanks to more than 25 years of experience in AM of metallic components with Laser Powder Bed Fusion (LPBF) – also known as Selective Laser Melting (SLM) – and Laser Material Deposition (LMD) Fraunhofer ILT is one of the world’s leading research institutes in this field. Fraunhofer ILT focuses on developing additive processes, innovative exposure concepts, machines and system engineering as well as integrating these developments into industrial process chains.

Fraunhofer ILT – Institute for Laser Technology

Steinbachstraße 15, Aachen, Germany


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member since 01.02.2022

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Collaboration on future topics in mobility and medical technology, network with companies and partners throughout Europe.

Network Contribution

Know-How on Laser Powder Bed Fusion, Process Development and Process Chains and Material Properties.