Material Technology Lab

To guarantee the success of scientifically based research and optimization projects, we offer customized material-technical analyzes according to your requirements.
In cooperation with our certified partner laboratories in Duisburg and Bremen, we carry a wide variety of material-technical investigations and tests as part of your project. We gladly offer individual tests or test series separately at attractive preferential prices.

We look forward to your inquiry!

Non-dustructive material testing

Duisburg Bremen
Visual examination X X
Magnetic particle testing   X
Dye penetrant testing X X
Ultrasonic testing   X
Ultrasonic thickness measurement   X
Test supervision by stage 3 validators   X

Mechanical/destructive material testing

Duisburg Bremen
RT tensile test on round specimen in accordance with ASTM and DIN X X
RT tensile test on flat specimen up to a thickness of 18mm X X
Hot tensile test (on flat and round specimens) at up to +1000°C X X
Notched bar impact bending test at -85°C in accordance with ASTM and DIN X X
Mobile and stationary hardness testing Rockwell, Vickers & Brinell X X
Tensile ageing test   X
Bending test (folding test) X X
Weld bead bend test   X
Preparation of test specimens of supplied material X X

Heat treatment simulation

Duisburg Bremen
Heat treatment of test specimens in a chamber furnace under a controlled atmosphere X X
Heat treatment of test specimens in an induction furnace under a controlled atmosphere (simulation of rapid thermal cycling) X  
Tempering of test specimens (quenching and tempering) X X
FEM-simulation of heat treatment see casting simulation    
Calculation of material properties
(based on the chemical analysis)
  X
Creating TTT diagrams by calculation
(based on the chemical analysis)
  X
Creating TTT diagrams by laboratory tests
(Dilatometric examination of test specimens)
  X

Trial heats

Duisburg Bremen
Smelting of ferrous and non-ferrous base alloys (100g to 60kg) X  
Chill-casting or sand casting process (delivered self molds or standard formats possible) X  
Forming (pressing, cold or hot rollers) X  
FEM-simulation of casting processes see casting simulation    

Metallography

Duisburg Bremen
Scanning electron microscopy X  
Spark Emission Spectroscopy (analysis of the chemical composition) X X
Sample and specimen preparation from supplied material X X

Further tests on request.