Unique equipment for multiaxial loading: multiaxial testing stand purchased

A new and unique device for multiaxial loading (both quasi-static and dynamic) has been procured for our mechanical testing laboratory. Its main parts are a bed plate and a total of five loading cylinders.

Its capabilities include biaxial loading of cruciform specimens for studies of the effects of anisotropy, testing of the impact of non-linear load paths during multiple-operation deep drawing, and axial-torsion testing. The cylinders capacity is up to 250 kN/2 kNm, at speeds of up to 0.75 m/s. The associated measuring chain can use optical methods, including digital image correlation, offering a vast range of tests on specimens or even entire components.

 

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