TÜV Rheinland ISTec GmbH

TÜV Rheinland ISTec GmbH – Institut für Sicherheitstechnologie (Institute for Safety Technology) was established in 1992 and has been a subsidiary under the umbrella of our company since 2014. The institute pools years of experience in research, development, implementation and testing of advanced safety technologies. ISTec ranks among the leading providers of diagnostics and safety technology for several industries.

The scope of diagnosis and services provided by the institute continuously grows with the demands and needs of its customers - from plant construction companies for wind energy or petrochemicals to power plant operators and managers in the fields of processing and storage of radioactive waste, to testing organizations.

Since its founding, ISTec scientists and engineers have been providing individual development, advisory and inspection services for the introduction of new technologies, as well as assessment of the safety of your plants at our two locations in Garching and Cologne, Germany. Furthermore, we render comprehensive services for power plant operation and integral technical solutions in damage diagnosis and DP-supported monitoring systems. Our experts also offer support and advice in all matters of radioactive waste management and decommissioning of nuclear power plants.

Our diagnostics and safety technology services

Condition monitoring

Our experts provide tailored solutions and customized condition monitoring systems for various industries to help you ensure that all safety systems, components and units operate properly and smoothly and over the course of a long life-cycle.

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Condition monitoring systems for wind turbines

Boost the performance of your wind turbines, detect any crucial change of state on relevant components and avoid downtimes with our condition monitoring services for your wind turbines.

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Condition monitoring systems for railway traffic

With our onboard-monitoring system you will maintain an overview on all the safety and performance relevant components on your rail vehicle and therefore safeguard their functionality.

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Condition monitoring systems for plants and machinery

Our condition monitoring services help you ensure smooth opera-tion of your industrial plant, early detection of developing damage points and optimization of the life-cycle of your machines.

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Testing and assessment of control systems for nuclear power plants

Our experts help you develop and review reliable instrumentation and control tools and systems for nuclear power plants, thus im-proving safety – including IT-safety – and reducing risks.

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Waste management

We offer a large portfolio of services for waste management - from radioactive waste characterization to disposal process and handling optimization - keeping all operational safety aspects in sight.

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