Applications for
Higher efficiency

Innovative Tribology for your Business

We offer a variety of solutions for the tribological increase in efficiency of your products based on state-of-the-art technologies. We are an engineering services provider with expertise in numerical simulation, software and test rig engineering as well as testing services, failure analysis and consulting. We combine these competencies as needed so that your products can be constantly improved according to our slogan "Applications for higher Efficiency".


Tribo-X is a thermal elastohydrodynamic (TEHD) simulation software that allows the calculation of the stress, friction and temperature of lubricated systems operating within or outside of mixed friction conditions.

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Tribo-X inside ANSYS

With the integration of the Tribo-X journal bearing module into ANSYS Workbench, the extension Tribo-X inside ANSYS has been developed in cooperation with our development and distribution partner CADFEM, which enables the comfortable calculation of lubricated journal bearings with ANSYS Mechanical.

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We are your partner when it is about tribology. The technologies we use and the services we offer, their needs-based combination and the flexibility of an agile company guarantee you first-class solutions for your products. Try it!

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Tribo Technologies was founded as a spin-off of the Chair of Machine Elements and Tribology at the Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg to provide simulation software and innovative testing and development services in the field of tribology.

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Tribo Technologies News

30th November 2021

Optimize journal bearings precisely and in a time-saving manner

The load capacity and service life of a journal bearing are determined by the ideal interaction of its components. With Tribo-X inside Ansys, a development…

22nd February 2021

Tribo Technologies moves into new business premises

Due to the pleasing growth of Tribo Technologies, we have moved into new business premises in the innovation and start-up center in Barleben near Magdeburg.…

22nd January 2021

PhD thesis successfully defended

On Friday 22 January 2021 our colleague Thomas Neupert has defended his PhD thesis with the title "Flow investigations on opened wet clutch…