IFF - Ingenieurgesellschaft für Förder- & Fahrzeugtechnik

Engineering company for materials handling and vehicles

IFF Engineering & Consulting is an engineering company with a wide range of know-how in the field of mechanical engineering. We are a competent and reliable partner for manufacturers and operators of materials handling equipment and special cranes, rail vehicles, special vehicles, construction and special machines.

Our range of services includes planning, project planning & design, static and mechanical calculations & simulations, software development and expert activities. In addition, we offer the services of experimental measuring and testing technology on site and in the laboratory. We also develop and distribute force measuring equipment including the evaluation electronics.

Cranes

Cranes

We have many years of experience as an engineering service provider for the construction and operation of cranes. On the basis of our extensive know-how and taking into account current market developments, we develop sustainable solutions for our customers.

Integrated engineering services are our strength. We can offer our customers all phases of engineering both in new construction as well as in renovation and modernization from a single source.

The engineering services are supplemented by metrological recording of geometries and stress states with associated evaluation up to the development of measures.

We have several crane experts approved by the trade association. Our experts are certified for preliminary, construction and acceptance tests as well as tests after reconstructions.

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Railway vehicles

Railway vehicles

We are a competent and reliable partner in the field of measuring and testing tasks on rail vehicles and their components.

For our customers, we carry out approval tests, strength analysis and driving tests as well as functional tests.

In addition, we offer comprehensive services in the areas of development, design and calculation. With our services we are partners for both manufacturers and operators of rail vehicles.

Our extensive range of services enables all-round support in the areas of design, calculation and testing.

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Bulk materials and mining technology

Machines for bulk materials and mining technology

We are a high-performance engineering partner for manufacturers and operators of equipment for mining, transport, handling and storage of bulk goods.

Our experienced team has expertise in bulk material and mining equipment of all types, sizes and for different purposes.

All engineering services are provided for new machines as well as for reconstruction and modernization, which are the basis for quality and proper work in the manufacture, commissioning and recommissioning.

In our inspection authorithy for open-pit mining equipment we bundle the know-how of experienced experts with our services in the areas of calculation and design of open pit mining equipment.

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Materials handling systems and airport logistics

Materials handling systems and airport logistics

We are an efficient engineering partner for operators and manufacturers of equipment for the transport, handling, storage, distribution and sorting of bulk materials and unit loads of all kinds.

Our know-how results from longstanding experience and especially the complex knowledge about design and function of the various machinery components as well as the knowledge derived therefrom about their work in the system network.

We offer complex engineering both for the new construction as well as the rebuilding of machinery (extension, modernization). We are specialized in handling systems at airports, especially systems for baggage, freight and parcel post, as well as on the automotive industry and logistics centers.

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Construction machinery and mobile working machines

Construction machinery and mobile working machines

We support manufacturers of mass-produced construction equipment in the areas of development, testing and approval.

Due to our extensive experience and expertise, we also are a competent engineering partner for tailor-made mobile machines as well as machines to be developed for specific applications.

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Special machines and equipment

Special machines and special equipment

In addition to the areas of "classic" materials handling technology, we are an efficient engineering partner for manufacturers and operators of equipment and special machines, in which elements from many other technology sectors are integrated.

The main tasks include equipment for the manipulation of working elements, the handling of volume or mass-intensive assemblies or parts and their processing.

In addition, we prapare technological steel structures and develop unique drive solutions. Using our complex engineering knowledge, we develop for our customers individual solutions for complete special machines.

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Optimization of rope force distribution in rigid rope towers by means of radio measuring axles

Optimization of rope force distribution in rigid rope towers by means of radio measuring axles

Geometry and rope force distribution of a rigid rope tower both have a large influence on the achievable rope service lives. With our new generation of radio measuring axles and the related optimization software, the procedure for setting the geometry and the rope force distribution of a rigid rope tower is now simplified.

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