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IEK-1 is now approved DSS for MTU Maintenance Hannover

IEK-1 is now approved Design-Service-Supplier for MTU Maintenance Hannover.

Langenhagen-based MTU Maintenance Hannover is the centerpiece of the MTU Maintenance group. It is responsible for the maintenance of medium- and large-size commercial aero engines. It is the company's center of excellence for high-tech repairs and is busy developing novel repair techniques. Now, MTU Maintenance Hannover carried out an audit at the Forschungszentrum Jülich, IEK-1. The purpose of the audit was to establish whether IEK-1 has the technical capability as well as suitable machines and equipment to perform the design related investigation and testing required by MTU Maintenance. Forschungszentrum Jülich provides experimental analyses in the area of thermal barrier coating development for aero gas turbines. This includes the thermal spraying, testing and metallographic evaluation of thermal barrier coatings. IEK-1 is now included in the approved MTU Design Service Supplier category. Supplier approval for this category has a duration of 36 months.