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Image State of system and failure analyses
Image Thermostatic Expansion Valves
Image Prüflabor Wärmepumpen at ILK Dresden
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Image Components for Cold Storage Systems
Image Thermal engines
Image Low noise and non metallic liquid-helium cryostat
Image Low temperature – test facilities
Image Test procedures for electrical components
Image Low Temperature Measuring Service
Image Calibration of Low Temperature Sensors
Image Cryostats, Non-Metallic and Metallic
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Main Departments

Fields of Technology and Working Areas

The ILK main departments comprise different fields of technology which are subdivided into departments and working groups. Research, development and services are provided in the following ILK fields of technology and working areas.

Cryogenics and Low Temperature Physics

  • Cryogenics
  • Low Temperature Physics
  • Cryo Biotechnology

Refrigeration and Heat Pumps

  • Refrigeration / Heat pump technology
  • Heat and mass transfer
  • Refrigerating plant construction

Air Handling Technology

  • Ventilation
  • Air conditioning
  • Air pollution control

Applied Materials Engineering

  • Working fluids/materials
  • Thermal storages and PV applications
  • Measurement, control and sensor technologies
  • Leak detection

Applied Energy Engineering

  • Refrigeration with water as refrigerant
  • Thermal refrigeration/ Absorption refrigeration
  • Water purification
  • Complex energy systems


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