Mechanical testing

Available tests

Standard tests
  • Tension tests (up to 0.5 m/s)
  • Compression tests (up to 6 m/s)
  • Three-point bending tests (up to 6 m/s)

 

 

High temperature
1400 °C


Ambient temperature
20 °C


Low temperature
-196 °C

 

 

Quasi-static Dynamic

Fatigue tests

  • Low-cycle fatigue – Manson-Coffin curves
  • High-cycle fatigue – S-N curves

Fracture toughness tests

  • KIc
  • J-R curve
  • Master curve
  • Measurement of fatigue crack propagation rate
  • Determining the threshold stress intensity factor for fatigue crack propagation

Tests of components

 

Small punch test


Non-standard tests according to customer requirements


Measurement of stress-strain characteristics – input data used predominantly for computer simulations

  • Measurement of work hardening during plastic deformation

  • Flow stress measurement from -150 °C up to 1300 °C

 

Deformation behaviour of steels in response to deformation temperature and strain

New 3D Printer at COMTES FHT

Jan 22, 2019

Whithin the project GRAMATECH, COMTES FHT a.s. installed a new 3D Printer for metallic materials InssTek MX600. ... more

R&D infrastructure continues to develop

Dec 17, 2018

The Science and Technology Park VTP COMTES FHT has been described in the recent Newsletter of Pilsen city. ... more