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 SEM and EBSD by COMTES FHT

Oct 1, 2018

Last week, a new scanning electron microscope was installed at the material analysis department. It features a new high-speed EBSD camera and a very sensitive EDS detector. ... more

COMAT 2018

Jul 10, 2018

Under the auspices of COMTES FHT a.s. and the company Tanger, spol. s r. o., the 5th international conference COMAT 2018 – Recent Trends in Structural Materials will be held on November 14th-16th in Pilsen. ... more