Areas of activity of the IFT

In our three departments rope technology, machine design and material flow automation as well as logistics, we develop new methods and techniques within the scope of research and industrial projects.

Rope Technology

The working field of the department of Rope Technology include Destructive Rope Testing, Non-Destructive Rope Testing and Ropes for Offshore Technology. Approvals and notifications exist for the areas of cableway technology and personal protective equipment in mountain sports (PPE).

Ropeway Technology and Non-Destructive Rope Testing are among the core competencies of the Rope Technology department.

Machine Design and Material Flow Automation

The department of Machine Design and Material Flow Automation generates innovative research ideas - both in research and development projects and in industrial projects - and deals with the development and optimization of new machines and components.

Kreisaktuator (c)
The test stand for wheels and rollers of industrial trucks was developed and implemented by the Machine Design department.


The Logistics Department’s area of work (c)
All fields of work in logistics and intralogistics take part in the new development and advancement of logistical concepts and ideas.
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