Scientific Expertise

Research into fundamentals of solidification and solid state phase transformations is essential. more...

Technological Solutions

The technological solutions are embedded in our scientific expertise, being targeted to commercially competitive products. more...

High Quality Products

The Access TechCenter provides an ideal environment for process engineering and component manufacturing via casting. more...


  • March 20, 2014
    Elektrowerk Weisweiler joins Access as a full member

    Elektrowerk Weisweiler has today been acknowledged as a full member of Access. read more...

  • November 11, 2013
    Dr. Helmut Richter of Rolls Royce Deutschland appointed by Access to the Supervisory Board

    Dr. Norbert Arndt, newly appointed to the position of Executive Vice-President, Structures and Transmissions, Rolls Royce plc, from August 1 2013, has completed 6 years of board membership at Access. Regretfully, in his new position he will no longer be able to make himself available for serving on the Access Supervisory Board. Dr. Arndt has substantially contributed to development at Access and his valuable counselling has been a considerable factor in further strengthening Access’s position as a global technology and software provider. The Team at Access would like to thank him for the years he has given them and wish him every success in his new position. read more...


Access is an independent research centre associated with the Technical University of Aachen (RWTH) in Germany.

50 engineers and scientists are pooling a diversity of individual skills to merge both scientific and technological know-how in materials and processes with a special focus on metallic materials and casting processes.

Excellence in science demonstrated in application is the leitmotiv!

High end products for turbo machinery are outstanding examples for this approach. Scientific expertise and technological skills are transferred into best practice examples.