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

Optical emission spectrometer Q8 Magellan

Jan 20, 2021

In the Laboratory of Metallurgical Technologies COMTES FHT the new spectrometer was installed at the beginning of the New Year 2021. ... more

PF 2021

Dec 23, 2020

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