BronnbachThe Fraunhofer Institute for Silicate Research ISC
Bronnbach Branch Office
The Fraunhofer ISC branch office in Bronnbach near Wertheim, opened in 1995, accommodates the device development and experimental device construction activities of the competence team for measuring and process technology, as well as the competence team for environmental monitoring and the conservation research. R&D activities carried out in the historic setting of Bronnbach Abbey include the development of glass sensors for registering pollutants, thermo-optical instruments for in-situ monitoring of high-temperature processes, and new test methods and modern processing technologies for the manufacture of laboratory glass. Additionally, the branch office offers a comprehensive analytical service and special environmental tests for materials and products, aimed particularly at the regional glass industry.