Laboratory activities in accredited laboratories

Chemical laboratory

What can we offer you in this field?

  • Complex chemical analyses of metallic materials, slags, leachates
  • development of analytical methods
  • chemical analysis of metallurgical wastes
  • special analyses
  • expert activities
  • development of metallurgical waste processing technologies
  • testing of metallic materials in acidic environments containing H2S, CO2

Technical equipment of the workplace

  • Perkin Elmer Optima 8000 (OES ICP spectrometry)
  • ARL, ADVANT’X (X-ray spectrometry)
  • Perkin Elmer PinAA cle 900H (AAS)
  • LECO CS 230 (Automatic analyzer C, S)
  • Hydrogen sulfide laboratory for HIC and SSC tests
Laboratory of Fatigue and Brittle Fracture Behavior
What can we offer you in this field?

  • determination of mechanical and fracture properties by SPT tests, sampling of test material (presentation) and subsequent evaluation of the residual lifetime of component in operation
  • Evaluation of the effect of high temperature and pressure aqueous environments on the degradation processes of structural materials
  • testing of basic mechanical properties
  • testing of fatigue and fracture properties, determination of Manson Coffin and Woehler curves, determination of Paris-Erdogan relationship to fatigue crack growth rate, measurement of thresholds values of stress intensity factor
  • stress corrosion cracking tests in a high temperature and pressure aqueous environment
  • stress corrosion cracking tests in gaseous environments (high pressure hydrogen, mixed gases with hydrogen)
  • simulation heat treatment
  • evaluation of mechanical properties with miniaturised test specimens
  • vibration testing of automotive components
  • design of test fixtures and implementation of their production
  • advice and consultancy in the field of materials engineering

 

Technical equipment of the workplace

  • SSamTM-2 sampling device (Rolls-Royce)
  • static autoclave for the assessment of stress corrosion cracking in a high temperature and pressure aqueous environment
  • Dynamic autoclave for measuring crack growth kinetics and fatigue properties in a high temperature and pressure aqueous environment
  • static autoclave for evaluating the effect of high pressure hydrogen
  • dynamic autoclave for the evaluation of the degradation effect of high pressure hydrogen on the fracture and fatigue characteristics of structural materials
  • servo-hydraulic test equipment with a range of up to 500 kN
  • Charpy pendulum hammer 450 J – instrumented
  • Hardness testing machines HBG, HV, HRC, instrumented Zwick hardness testing machine
  • Rotating bar bending fatigue testing equipment