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Materials and Processes

The design of a component is determined to a large extent by the materials and the manufacturing processes they require. The materials engineers seek to find the right material from the numerous possibilities available.


  • Evaluation and assessment of design documentation, construction deviations and damage incidents including definition of actions to ensure component function and safety at internal and external manufacturers.
  • Acquisition, execution and supervision of qualification and development programmes and of technology.
  • Preparation of, participation in or consultation on specifications, production instructions and inspection specifications.
  • Consultation on the selection, application and working of materials for design, statics, structural durability, quality assurance and production.