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Team GTM at "Merck Run"

The GTM running team successfully took part in another "Merck Run" yesterday, a sporting tradition in Darmstadt that attracts thousands of runners from the region every year.

New part numbers for KTN-ZD series force transducers make ordering easier for customers

We have recently introduced the new part number structure also for our KTN-ZD series of reference force transducers. The new part numbers will help our customers to process their inquiries and orders much more easily and efficiently.

Wind turbines of the future: GTM's RF force transducer series for increased requirements

The dimensions of wind turbines are constantly increasing and with them the challenges for test stand technology. GTM's RF series force transducers have been specially developed for the robust requirements of this industry. The standard models already cover a nominal force range from 25 kN to 10 MN…

Simplified ordering process for KTN-P series reference force transducers makes ordering easier for customers

No more complex codes and additional information! We are pleased to introduce our simplified part numbering system for the KTN-P series reference force transducers. Find out why our new part numbers are a game changer:

Simplified identification: Say goodbye to confusion! Our intuitive part numbers…

GTM Outlook 2024 I Innovation, investment and employee focus.

Our goal for 2024? To create even more innovative products and solutions for our customers!

In 2024, we look forward to realising many projects, including major investments at our site in Bickenbach in southern Hesse and at our site in Prague - investments with a clear focus on research and…

GTM Highlights 2023 | A review of the year.

The past year was a successful one for GTM, characterized by team building and some strategic developments.

Save the Date | GTM presenting entire product and service portfolio live at SPS in Nuremberg.

We are very pleased to participate again this year at the trade fair SPS, the industry highlight of the automation sector. From 14 - 16 November 2023, we will be presenting our broad product portfolio and our comprehensive range of services to a large audience at the Nuremberg trade fair. We invite…

New part numbers for KTN-D series force transducers make ordering easier for customers

We have recently introduced a new part number structure for our KTN-D series of reference force transducers. The new part numbers will help our customers to process their inquiries and orders much more easily and efficiently.

New configurator now also for series DR force transducers

From now on the online configurator for the GTM force transducers of the series DR is also available to our customers, which already exists for the series K and series RF. The DR series is the best choice in the GTM force transducer product family for dynamic measurement applications. With just a…

Save the Date | GTM presenting entire product and service portfolio live at ZwickRoell's testXpo in Ulm.

The 31st testXpo will once again open its doors at ZwickRoell's headquarters in Ulm from October 16 to 19. The international trade fair for materials testing offers an impressive display of around 200 exhibits on 3500 m² and includes more than 20 exhibitors. GTM invites you to visit us at our booth.…

First multi-axis transducers from GTM: proven durability!

Did you know that the multi-axis transducer of the MKA series is the oldest model in our portfolio of multi-component sensors?

At the beginning of August, our Head of R&D, Gerhard Schulder, proudly presented the very first MKA from 1997. The multi-axis transducer came to Bickenbach for recalibratio…

GTM team celebrated summer in Prague!

This year, our annual summer party took us to the Czech Republic, to our second location in Prague! The turnout of colleagues was very large and filled an entire coach. The highlight of the trip was definitely the visit to the GTM office in Prague and getting to know the colleagues there. Many…

New part numbers for DR series force transducers simplify ordering process for customers

We are pleased to announce the introduction of a new part number structure for our popular DR Series. The new part numbers will help our customers process their enquiries and orders much more easily and efficiently. This update offers numerous benefits to customers and comes at a time when price…

GTM and the trade fair year 2023: Review and outlook

Trade fairs are always a valuable opportunity to showcase your own products, services and innovations. They also offer the chance to enter into an exchange - with partners, customers and interested parties who may soon become customers. This year we are exhibiting five times at trade fairs, most…

GTM website now available in Czech for seamless user experience

We are thrilled to announce that the GTM website is now live in Czech, allowing us to cater to the needs of the Czech-speaking audience. This expansion aims to provide a seamless user experience on our platform, further enhancing accessibility and convenience for our visitors. With the inclusion of…

Team #Kräftemesser rises to sporting challenge at Darmstadt Merck Run

Last week, a motivated GTM running team successfully took part in the Darmstadt Merck Run. The Merck Run attracts thousands of runners from the region every year and took place for the 10th time this year. With a total of nine runners, we went to the start on 24 May and took on the different running…

Save the Date | GTM presenting entire product and service portfolio live at Automotive Testing Expo in Stuttgart.

Join us as we make our debut at ATE Stuttgart, taking place from June 13th to 15th 2023. In Europe as elsewhere, it is the leading trade fair for technologies and services in ADAS and autonomous vehicle testing, electric and hybrid powertrain testing, battery and range testing, EMI and NVH test and…

Dm-TS series torque transfer wrenches from GTM

Only the best becomes reference class: With Dm-TS series, we have torque transfer wrenches in our program that meet even highest requirements. They are highly precise and compensate the transverse force acting during torque application. They also impress with their ease of handling and low weight.

Save the Date | GTM presenting entire product and service portfolio live at SENSOR+TEST in Nuremberg

We are very pleased to participate again this year at SENSOR+TEST, the world's leading trade fair for sensor, measurement and testing technology. From 09 - 11 May 2023, we will be presenting our broad product portfolio and our comprehensive range of services live to a large audience at the Nuremberg…

New configurator for series RF force transducers

The new online configurator for the GTM force transducers RF series is available for our customers from now on. The RF series is the force transducer series with the highest nominal force of up to 10 MN in the GTM force transducer product family. The individual force sensor can be put together…

Save the Date | GTM presenting entire product and service portfolio live at SOLIDS in Dortmund.

We look forward to being a part of SOLIDS Dortmund for the first time from March 29th to 30th, 2023. Technologies and solutions across the entire value chain of mechanical process engineering for fine to coarse-grained materials will be presented there over four halls and we are very excited about…

Outlook 2023

Starting the new year with a whole lot of innovative and digital projects

Highlights 2022

Today we would like to take the time to look back at the past year and review what has been happening at GTM.

That was testXpo 2022

Four days of testXpo in Ulm at ZwickRoell with over 1,500 visitors and more than 20 exhibitors lie behind us

World's first in multi-component calibration by GTM

With the new development of a standard machine for multi-axis transducers, we at GTM have set another milestone in metrology. The groundbreaking: When calibrating multi-axis transducers, the various force vectors are measured simultaneously and fully automatically - a world first.

Save the date | GTM will again be live at this year's testXpo in Ulm, Germany, from October 17-20.

For the 30th time, testXpo - an international trade fair for testing technology - will take place at ZwickRoell in Ulm on an area of around 3,500 m², and we from GTM will be there once again to present the latest innovations in the field of metrology.

Team Metrology grows - Strong employee growth at GTM in the first half of the year

The business world is changing: Today's customers search for product information in a different way than they did just a few years ago, ordering processes are changing, as are work and production processes. This requires different skills, new employees, fresh ideas and anti-cyclical investments. In…

Team "Precision Wins" at the Merck Run 2022

Nine GTM employees took part in this year's company run in hot temperatures.

GTM summer party under bright sunshine

Our annual GTM summer party was just around the corner this weekend, and both our employees and their family members were invited.

Re-accreditation of the calibration laboratory successfully accomplished

The DAkkS (German Accreditation Body) has renewed the accreditation of the GTM calibration laboratory according to DIN EN ISO/IEC 17025.

A short review of the Sensor+Test in Nuremberg

A few exciting and successful days are behind us!

We would like to thank all our visitors at the booth for the many interesting conversations about measurement technology.

New GTM force transducer configurator

Ordering our most popular force transducer model, the K series, is now very easy: Simply browse to the product page, configure, order, and insert. The individual force sensor can be put together within one minute - and that with a selection of more than 13,000 possible force transducer variants.

Save the Date | GTM presents metrology innovations live at Sensor+Test 2022 in Nuremberg.

After a break of two years, Sensor+Test will take place again as a presence event from May 10-12. Our team from GTM will be on site to present our metrology innovations at the world's leading forum for sensor, measurement and testing technology.

We say "strong performance!"

We are celebrating our 10,000th Series K force transducer

In 1989 the first Series K force transducer was developed, in 2022 we have delivered the 10,000 Series K force transducer and that for the force range of 10,000 Newton.

Today is International Women's Day

We have taken this day as an opportunity to look closer to who we are as GTM.

Save the Date | GTM with new trade fair presence at testXpo 2021

The GTM team will be attending testXpo in Ulm this year from 11-14 October - the world's most impressive event for materials testing Along with more than 20 co-exhibitors, we will show & demonstrate in real live our latest innovation, the new In-line measuring amplifier ILA, our smart force…

GTM gets employees on their JobRad with a new company bike leasing programme!

With the new JobRad programme, GTM gets the whole team on a bike, whether "classic" or e-bike. GTM leases a bike of choice - employees ride it.

GTM receives patent for new "Easy-to-Integrate" force transducer

GTM's latest innovation helps users integrate the force transducer | load cell for nominal force ranges from 20 - 200 kN into their existing applications without additional design measures. The patent lays a solid foundation for future work simplification in practical material, component and…

Rethinking force measurement with GTM. GTM Testing and Metrology GmbH presents its new GTM Inline Amplifier (ILA).

The highly innovative strain gauge sensor electronics cannot be beaten in terms of dynamics, precision and robustness. Equipped with EtherCAT® interface, a measuring rate of 40 kS/s, a bandwidth of 2 kHz and accuracy class 0.01, customers are offered a product with the best price-performance ratio.

Website relaunch and revised corporate design: GTM in a new look & feel.

The company, founded in 1988, now also shows its striving for precision and innovation in its new corporate design. To this end, the website first shines in a fresh, modern look. "The relaunch includes a complete overhaul of the website: Quickfinder for product search, 360-degree views of the…

New contacts at GTM

Successful sales means always thinking from the customer's perspective. After customer behaviour has changed significantly in recent years, we have decided to restructure our sales department.

There are customers who need our advice. They have specific questions about our products and their…

GTM granted patent for force-acceleration transducer

Innovation to aid suppliers and operators: future-proof dynamic test rigs thanks to flexible application

GTM presents its latest patented invention: a combination force-acceleration transducer that allows compensating for acceleration forces in dynamic measurements on test rigs. “Our innovation…

Customer information: GTM continues working

Dear customers,

the current COVID 19 pandemic forces us to take unusual measures. Since Monday, March 23, 2020, we at GTM have been operating a daily alternating shift system with half the workforce each to reduce the risk to our employees - combined with the hope of containing the spread of the…

GTM granted patent for multi-component measurement

GTM has gone one further on the way to the precise measuring of torque and efficiency in wind power plant test rigs: On 5 September 2019, the German Patent Office awarded the company a patent for torque measurement in wind power plant test rigs by means of multi-component technology. “We’re…

DKD publishes guidelines on dynamic force calibration

Day-to-day industrial processes frequently require the measuring of dynamic forces – unlike metrological traceability, which has yet to advance from its early stages. For the German Calibration Service DKD’s two technical committees “Force and Acceleration” and “Materials Testing Machines”, this was…

Darmstadt company run

First time for GTM! Last Wednesday, 13 runners took part in this year’s Darmstadt company run. They had to cover 5 km, with a clear focus on team spirit and the belief that “it’s the taking part that counts”.

Back at the start of the year, a group of colleagues at GTM had a New Year’s resolution…

Compensating inertia in force measurement

Dynamic forces are widespread in industrial force measurement. When measuring such forces, precision can be improved by compensating the forces produced by the force introduction components’ inertia. The following method description details how to compensate the inertia using the integrated…

IMEKO World Congress of Metrology

The world’s most important metrological congress, the IMEKO, was held in Belfast in early September. More than 800 scientific and academic participants from around the globe took part in this top-class conference to discuss scientific trends and innovations from the world of measurement, and of…

GTM standardises multicomponent transducers

When it comes to mechanical testing of components, the requirements of measuring multiaxial forces and torques in industrial applications are very difficult to reconcile. That is why GTM, with its MKA and MPF series, offers application-specific solutions that can be optimised and manufactured in…

GTM designs a fifth-wheel measurement coupling

GTM has designed a measurement platform for the Truck Product Engineering division of Daimler AG featuring the dimensions and functionality of a standard fifth-wheel coupling.

The upper plate with the receptacle for the trailer is fastened to four GTM multi-component transducers. Each of these…

GTM participated at Asia Forum of Material Testing

The International Forum for Material Testing is yearly organized at Zwick/Roell in Germany. Over the last 26 years it has become synonymous for innovation and progress in material testing technology. The Asian counterpart, the Asian Forum of Material Testing (AFMT), held in Shanghai every two years,…