A private laboratory specialized in the analysis, testing and failure analysis of materials since 1993

Mechanx²ical tests are used to determine the behavior of materials and identify their mechanical characteristics. These characterizations are used to ensure that the structure of the material will be tailored to the use of the final part and thus overcome any possible defects or breakages in operation.

The laboratory’s equipment allows us to determine the following characteristics:

• Determination of the grain size,
Sizing of the HAZ (heat affected zone)
Hardness of materials (Vickers, Rockwell, Brinell, Knoop, Shore),
• TABER abrasion resistance,
• Tensile testing,
• Etc.

Application examples :

Determination of grain size by Optical Microscopy
Measurement of grain size according to existing standards

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Fractographic investigation

Production of a hardness test relationship

Monitoring of hardness in the material from the surface to the core

Examples of associated technical facilities :

Optical Microscope


Operating principle: 360-degree view of samples, without touching or moving them, Recording (...)

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Microhardness


Principle A constant force is applied on the sample surface with an indenter – typically a (...)

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MECHANICAL TEST FACILITIES FOR COATINGS


Shore hardness test Shore hardness test SHORE hardness measurements consist in evaluating the (...)

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ENVIRONMENTAL AGING CHAMBERS


SALT SPRAY CHAMBERS Operating principle A saline solution (prepared with (...)

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