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The list of our interventions is not exhaustive.

ANALYSIS

  • Search for traces and foreign bodies (heavy metals, deposits, particles, etc.)
  • Examination of welds (macrographic and micrographic)
  • Characterization and analysis of surface treatment, varnish and resin (nature, thickness, roughness, etc.)
  • Characterization of surface defects (corrosion, coating adherence problem)
  • Quality control (raw material, finished products, etc.)
  • Measurement of coating thickness
  • Analysis and chemical composition of coating
  • Thermal conductivity on steel
  • Analysis of contamination
  • Validation of cleaning process

 

 

ANALYSIS OF THE CHEMICAL COMPOSITION OF METALLIC MATTER

  • Determining the grade on iron matrix or other matrixes through electric spark spectrometry
  • Quantitative analysis of detected elements with scanning electron microscope
  • Carbon and sulphur assay
  • Nitrogen and oxygen assay
  • Hydrogen assay
  • Inclusion cleanliness (ASTM E45 or NFA 04-106)

 

 

MOLECULAR ANALYSIS, PLASTIC PRODUCTS OR MATTER

  • Analysis of molecules, solvents in resins, paint, pollution, liquids, additives, inks, bath
  • Analysis of resin, polymer by infrared spectrometry
  • X-ray diffraction analysis
  • Measuring fusion and vitrification (glass transition) temperature by differential scanning calorimetry (DSC)
  • Thermal measurement by thermogravimetry (ATG)
  • Particle size measurement of powder

EXPERTISE

  • Study of failures and analysis of damage (fracture face, adherence defects, study of corrosion, etc.)

 

 

MICROGRAPHY

  • Macrographic or micrographic observation
  • Micrographic observation revealing the microstructure
  • Micrographic observation determining grain size (ASTM or ISO)
  • Measuring coating thickness through metallographic examination
  • Measuring copper diffusion in cladding
  • Void ratio

 

 

CORROSION AND AGEING

  • Intergranular corrosion (PR EN 2716 or ASTM A262 method E, NF EN ISO 3651-2 method A, etc.)
  • Lamellar corrosion (according to ASTM G34 aluminium)
  • Neutral saline mist test (according to NF EN ISO 9227 or ASTM B117)
  • Ageing study in controlled temperature and humidity

 

 

MECHANICAL TESTS

  • Determining mechanical characteristics in traction
  • Shear test according to ASTM C633
  • Determining Brinell hardness HBW (NF EN ISO 6506-1)
  • Determining Rockwell hardness C/B (NF EN ISO 6508-1)
  • Determining Vickers hardness HBW (NF EN ISO 6507-1)
  • Micro-hardness measurement Vickers HV (NF EN ISO 6507-1)
  • Micro-hardness profile Vickers HV (NF EN ISO 6507-1)
  • Impact test (NF EN ISO 148-1)

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