Cartridge test center

Research and Development for the Sanitary Industry

Its state-of-the-art test center in Wittlich allows CeramTec to satisfy the stringent demands of the sanitary industry.


In our test center, CeramTec offers sanitary fitting manufacturers a wide range of testing options to thoroughly analyze the performance of its cartridge systems in real operating conditions. The center tests the broad range of single-handle mixers, two-handle faucets and diverters.

Test Center Testing Options

  • Hydraulic test rig with pressure peaks up to 200 bar
  • Service life test rig with 6-axis robots
  • Noise development and acoustics test rig  according to DIN EN 3822
  • Tribology test rig for ceramic seal discs

Cartridge Test Center Additional Services

  • EDX electron microscopy
  • Surface analysis and image analysis using optical microscopy
  • Chemical analysis
  • Surface roughness measurement
  • Laser interferometer flatness measurement

Recommended Contacts

Please click on the button “Contacts” to the right, to get a list with the personal and direct responsible contacts within the CeramTec Group.