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About us

MPA HANNOVER carries out material and component tests and maintains efficient laboratories for chemical and physical investigations as well as for the fire behaviour of building materials. In addition, MPA HANNOVER monitors and certifies in accordance with various regulations under building law and private law.

Our mission

On behalf of your safety, MPA HANNOVER is available to business, authorities, courts and private individuals as an independent, impartial materials testing facility and certification body.

Our approvals

MPA HANNOVER operates as a monitoring and certification body within the framework of the regional building regulations (Landesbauordnung - LBO) and is notified as a certification body and testing laboratory within the framework of the Construction Products Regulation (CPR). In addition, there are further approvals under building and private law.

FOR SOMETHING TO BE CONSIDERED SAFE, IT HAS TO BE INSPECTED.

Independent & impartial: We carry out material tests in the field of civil engineering

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WE DIVIDE OUR COMPETENCIES INTO SIX DEPARTMENTS:

Insulation materials and fire behaviour of building materials, building physics

MPA HANNOVER's Department for Insulation and Fire Behaviour of Building Materials, Building Physics conducts mechanical and thermal insulation tests on all types of insulating materials and tests on the fire behaviour of building products in accordance with national and European standards. more

Production engineering

Die MPA HANNOVER führt physikalisch-mechanische sowie chemische Prüfungen von Halbzeugen und Bauteilen aus Metall und Kunststoff durch. Dazu gehören Prüfungen und Zertifizierungen von rotierenden Schleifkörpern, Kfz-Kennzeichen, Rohrleitungsbauteilen, Installationsmaterialien und Sicherheitsausrüstungen. more

AN EXCERPT OF OUR PROJECTS

From time to time we will include examples of material tests.

News

Posted 8. February 2019

New professor for building materials

Starting 01st Feb. 2019, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Michael Haist belongs to the team of “Instituts für Baustoffe der Leibniz Universität Hannover”. He will follow Prof. Ludger Lohaus. During a transitional phase, the house is collegially managed by Prof. Lohaus and Prof. Haist. Prof. Haist will take over the scientific management of the MPA HANNOVER together with Prof. […]

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Posted 18. September 2018

OUR NEW HOMEPAGE IS ONLINE!!!

After the merger of Materialprüfanstalt für das Bauwesen Hannover (MPA BAU HANNOVER) with the operating sites Hannover and Clausthal with the Materialprüfanstalt für Werkstoffe und Produktionstechnik with residence in Garbsen to form the Materialprüfanstalt für das Bauwesen und Produktionstechnik (MPA HANNOVER), it was time to update our website. We are pleased about a successful implementation. […]

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Posted 18. September 2018

Lifting device for panels

In the area of tests on ventilated façade cladding, large-format façade panels must be moved time and again. For many years this had to be done by hand. For a short time now we have a lifting device that works with vacuum. This makes the physical work of our employees considerably easier.

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