Environmental and pyrotechnical laboratory Neuenburg

Rheinmetall Waffe Munition GmbH branch Neuenburg offers high quality pyrotechnic products such as smoke ammunition, IR/RF decoys, flares and pyrotechnic sets and explosive charge systems. Since 07 Oct. 2013, the "testing laboratory Chemicals" at the branch Neuenburg has been the first chemical laboratory according accredited to DIN EN ISO/IEC 17025:2005 in the Rheinmetall Group for certain testing methods.

Testing can be carried out in the following areas

  • Physical, physicochemical and chemical investigations of inorganic and organic chemicals for use as explosives or pyrotechnic explosive charges, their raw chemicals and auxiliary materials, of powdered materials and granulates
  • Physicochemical analyses of ground and waste water

Accredited procedures

  • Analyses of inorganic and organic chemicals
  • Analyses of ground and waste water


  • Development of pyrotechnic explosive charges (in combination with testing plant to pilot production)
  • Thermal testing (in particular on explosives)
  • Analyses of combustion products
  • Determination of friction/shock sensitivity
  • Environmental analytics (air, soil, water), in particular in connection with ammunition/ammunition residues

  • Rheinmetall Waffe Munition GmbH

    Branch Buck Neuenburg

    Hans-Buck-Straße 1
    79395 Neuenburg
    Phone: +49 7631 702-0
    Fax: +49 7631 702-70


  • Dr. Norbert Böhmer
    Phone: +49 7631 702-152
    Fax: +49 7631 702-150