Materials and tests

We have a mechanical test lab with a wide variety of equipment with load capacities from 100N to 1MN (100 Tons).

List of services:

  • Charpy at different temperatures
  • Chemical characterization of materials
  • Compression tests
  • Design and execution of specific tests (customized)
  • Design and machining of customized test tools
  • Determination of mechanical properties of structural glass by operational modal analysis
  • Determination of S-N curves
  • Determination of the flexural strength of glass under UNE EN 1288
  • Dynamic tests of structural materials including glass by means of operational modal analysis (OMA) (natural fecuencias, vibration modes, etc.)
  • Experimental analysis of strains in all types of materials
  • Experimental determination of hotspots and stress concentrators
  • Experimental evaluation of the susceptibility of a material to hydrogen embrittlement
  • Fatigue characterization (any type of material)
  • Fatigue crack growth rate tests under different standards (ASTM E647, ISO 12108, etc.)
  • Fatigue tests with rotary bending
  • Fracture characterization under different standards (ASTM E1820, ASTM E399, ASTM E1290, etc.)
  • High and low temperature fatigue crack growth rate tests under different standards (ASTM E647, ISO 12108, etc.)
  • High and low temperature fracture characterization under different standards (ASTM E1820, ASTM E399, ASTM E1290, etc.)
  • Impact tests of soft body in structural glass under UNE EN 12600
  • Measurement of residual stresses by X-ray diffraction
  • Mechanical characterization according to ASME IX (traction, bending, impact, macrographs and fracture)
  • Mechanical characterization at high deformation ratios
  • Mechanical characterization of structural glass using conventional and innovative techniques
  • Micromechanical characterization in aggressive hydrogen environments
  • Micromechanical characterization of components obtained by additive manufacturing
  • Quality control in single components, small and/or complex geometry using innovative techniques
  • Resonance (high frequency) fatigue tests
  • Tensile characterization according to UNE-EN ISO 6892
  • Tests of components and structures (load capacity up to 100 Tn)
  • Tests of hardness and microhardness following different standards
  • Tests with analysis by videocorrelation, even on real and/or complex components
  • Wear Tests