Fraunhofer ILT

Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology


With more than 400 employees and more than 19,500 m² net floor space the Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT is worldwide one of the most important development and contract research institutes of its specific field. The activities cover a wide range of areas such as the development of new laser beam sources and components, precise laser based metrology, testing technology and industrial laser processes. This includes laser cutting, caving, drilling, welding and soldering as well as surface treatment, micro processing and rapid manufacturing.

Furthermore, the Fraunhofer ILT is engaged in laser plant technology, process control, modelling and simulation as well as in the entire system technology. We offer feasibility studies, process qualification and laser integration in customer specific manufacturing lines


Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT
Steinbachstr. 15
D-52074 Aachen, Germany

Phone +49 241 8906-0
Fax +49 241 8906-121