TESTING for AEROSPACE

TEC EUROLAB

 

TEC Eurolab’s testing service for aerospace

NON DESTRUCTIVE TESTING

  • Tomographic inspection
  • Radiographic film and digital inspection (RT, CR, DR)
  • Fluorescent Penetrant Inspection  (PT)

      CHEMICAL & PHYSICAL TESTING ON Metals and metallic powders

      • Chemical analysis of metallic alloys (ICO-OES, XRF, SPARK-OES)
      • Gas analysis: combustion and fusion method for C-S-H-O-N
      • Chemical process solution control: ion chromatography
      • Cleanliness test
      • Debris analysis by SEM EDS, Smart PI application
      • Flow rate
      • Tap-Apparent Density
      • Particle size distribution: Light Scattering / Sieve Method
      • Powder Morphology by SEM analysis
      • Thermal conductivity and thermal diffusivity
      • Dilatometry: Coefficient of linear expansion

      CHEMICAL & PHYSICAL TESTING ON POLYMERS AND COMPOSITES

      • Infrared spectroscopy FTIR
      • Thermal analysis: DSC, TGA
      • High Pressure Liquid Chromatography HPLC
      • Resin/Fiber/Void/Volatile content of composite materials
      • Resin Flow/Gel Time/Fiber Areal Weigh
      • Thermal conductivity/Thermal diffusivity
      • Dilatometry: Coefficient of linear expansion

      METALLURGICAL TESTING

      • Failure analysis
      • Scanning electron microscopy, EDS detector
      • Macrographic analysis
      • Micrographic analysis: core and near surface
      • Grain size, inclusion content, surface contamination
      • Density of AM specimens by micrographic examination
      • Hardness: brinell, vickers, rockwell

      AGING AND CORROSION TESTING

      • Neutral Salt Spray, Acetic acid and Copper
      • Artificial accelerated Weathering
      • UV condenser
      • Humidity aging
      • Thermal shock test
      • Thermal cycles exposure

        MECHANICAL TESTING ON METALS

        Full range of testing in accordance with ISO/ASTM standards on semiproducts, components and AM on metallic alloys:

        • Static tensile testing (up to 600kN) at room temperature
        • Static hot tensile testing up to 100kN up to 1000°C
        • Torque testing
        • Stress Rupture and Creep testing up to 50kN up to 1100°C
        • Vibrophores for HCF up to 1100°C
        • Servohydraulic system for LCF/HCF up to 1100°C
        • KIC and da/dN testing for fracture mechanics
        • Internal machining capabilities with EDM wire and finishing tecnologie

        MECHANICAL TESTING ON METALS ON POLYMERS & COMPOSITES

        Full range of testing in acccordance with ISO/ASTM/SACMA standards on composite laminates/sandwiches at low and high temperature:

        • Static testing (Tensile, Bending, Shear, Compression, Charpy/IZOD Impact toughness)
        • Dynamic/fatigue and custom testing in dry and wet condition
        • DMA analysis

        PRODUCT VALIDATION

        Dimensional Inspection & Metrology

        • Zeiss Prismo CMM coordinate measuring machine (for surveying all dimensional and geometric dimensions on drawing)

        • Optical video measuring machine VMM CNC Automatic OGP (300 x zoom, for the measurement of all drawing dimensions on biomedical plastic samples and probing force-sensitive samples)

        • 2 Faro Arm measuring arms with probing strategies and laser head,( for dimensional inspection, reverse engineering and Cad Comparison)
        • Roughness meter and Profilometer Hommel Werke (for the evaluation and analysis of surfaces at macrogeometric and microgeometric level)
        • Hommel Werke round-diameter (for the survey of geometrical dimensions with tolerances of a few thousandths for special applications such as Racing and Aeronautical sectors)

        Welding and Joining Inspection and Quality Development

        • Third-party welding and joining processes inspection and quality development
        • Customized Audits for quality systems, including welding and joining processes
        • Technical support for NADCAP accreditations, including technical support for welding process setting up
        • Analysis and writing of technical specifications, procedures and operating instructions

        Functional & Environmental Test Engineering

        • Pressure tests, including burst tests and cyclic tests up to 35bar in air and 600bar in oil, from -70°C up to +180°C
        • Leak test in high vacuum conditions
        • Customized set-ups and dedicated test rigs for functional tests on mechanical and electromechanical components
        • Strain Gages on-site application and analysis; sampling and data analysis of sensorized components
        • Technical support for evaluation and writing of test specifications.