Advanced Processes Group

Advanced Processes Group

The laboratory deals with applicative scientific and technological projects aimed studying and industrial implementation of novel materials and processes, as well as with improvement of the existing technological routes presently used in Israeli and international enterprises.

The Laboratory staff carries out numerous industrial R&D projects including national and international projects (as FP7 “THERMACO”, H2020 “NOVAMAG”, bilateral and direct founding).

Our industrial partners– Omen, Ortal, Tadir-Gan, Electrotherm, Urdan, Zika, Neirosta Zafon, Extal,  Paxis, TAT, Metal-Tech, HAMAT, Shekel, Bet Shemesh Engines Ltd, Modgal, Elbit, Rafael, MPP, Nordia Springs, Soda Stream, Victocor, YTC America Inc.


The division has the Accreditation Certificate No.023-05 from the Israel Laboratory Accreditation Authority (ISRAC):

  • ISO/IEC 17025: 2005 – Testing Laboratory
  • ISO/IEC 17025: 2005 – Inspection Activity

Mainly applicative service for industries

  • Metals processing
  • Foundry
  • Aircraft and space
  • Defense
  • Electronics

Semi-Industrial on-site Facilities:

  • Semi-industrial press for hot and cold sintering, pressing, extrusion, drawing etc.
  • Sand-casting/investment casting/permanent-mold casting equipment.
  • Low-pressure and vacuum casting equipment.
  • Melting/induction/electrical resistance furnaces.
  • Melting under protective atmosphere.
  • Heat treatment with protective atmosphere or vacuum.
  • Semi-solid casting equipment.
  • Binder Jetting 3D machine for prototyping and small-series service production. 

Analytical equipment exploited:

  • OES – Optical Emission Spectrometer.
  • XRD – X-Ray Diffractometer.
  • AFM – Atomic Force Microscope.
  • SEM/HRSEM – Scanning Electron Microscope (including high resolution).
  • TEM/HRTEM – Transmission Electron Microscope (including high resolution).
  • DSC – Differential Scanning Calorimeter.
  • TGA – Thermal Gravimetric Analyzer.