Heimbach research organisation is centred in Europe. Under its’ auspices, and in close collaboration with renowned institutes, universities and partners from industry, new products are developed, intensively tested and continually improved.

Heimbach’s laboratories are well-equipped and utilise the following units equipment, among others:

State-of-the-art analytical equipment:

  • Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR)
  • Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC)
  • Energy Dispersive X-ray Analysis (EDX)
  • Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM)

Photo laboratories:

  • Optical microscopy
  • Microtome cuts
  • Image analysis
  • Nanofocus - 3D confocal laser scanner

Woven fabric analysis:

  • Dynamic-mechanical analysis
  • Water permeability testing
  • Pore size distribution analysis

Mechanical and thermal, fibre and mono filament test devices

Various application related investigative methods

Paper machine clothing performance simulation software​​​​​​​

Where paper machine clothing is concerned, paper marking and paper structure analyses are as much part of our range of services as the analysis of end-of-life fabric & felt samples. This provides us with the maximum opportunity for individual problem analysis and fault remedy.