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...


  • December 9, 2014
    New release of the MICRESS® software package

    The microstructure simulation team at Access announces the official release of the new version 6.2 of its MICRostructure Evolution Simulation Software package MICRESS® read more...

  • May 16, 2014
    Access participating in DFG’s New Collaborative Research Centres

    The Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation) has approved the establishment of 13 new Collaborative Research Centres (CRCs, SFB, Sonderforschungsbereich). This was decided by the responsible DFG Grants Committee at its spring session in Bonn. The new CRCs will receive a total of 93.1 million euros in funding for an initial period of three years and nine months. 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.