Metallurgical Testing & Consulting Engineers

2 Sales Avenue, Silverdale NSW 2752

(Near Warragamba Dam -Covering Sydney Metro)

Phone: (02) 4774 1017

Mobile (Stephen Hooker): 0419 498 115

CAPABILITIES LIST

We offer the following extended services:

MECHANICAL TESTS

METALS & ALLOYS

            Tensile tests on sheet, flat or round specimens (Limit 50 kN.)  (with manual strain rate control).

            Guided bend tests.

            Nick Break tests on weldments.

            Macroscopic examination of weldments.

            Hardness Tests.

                        Brinell Hardness to 3,000 kg. (29.4 kN)

                        Rockwell Hardness using A, B and C Scales.

                        Vickers Hardness - Load 1 kg. to 30 kg. (9.8 to 294 N)

                        Micro Hardness using Vickers indentor - Load 10g to 1 Kg.

                        Leeb portable hardness tests

                        UCI (HV or HRC) portable hardness tests

            Compression, Transverse and Shear tests (Limit  50 kN)

            Threaded fasteners

                        Tension tests - Breaking load tests, limited to 50 kN

                        Proof tests and Stripping tests.

            Metallographic Tests (with magnification to x2000)

                        Depth of case on carburised and nitrided surfaces

                        Depth of decarburisation

                        Depth of induction or flame hardened layer

                        Macroscopic examination of wrought products

                        Depth of surface defects

                        Grain size

                        Non-metallic inclusion content

                        Graphite type and distribution in cast irons 

COMPOSITE MATERIALS

LAMINATED PANELS

            Flexural Strength, and Modulus

            Compression Strength

            Tensile Strength, and Modulus

            Shear Test on bonded specimens

            Hardness - Barcol

SANDWICH PANELS

            Flatwise Tensile

            Long Beam Flexure test

STRUCTURAL ADHESIVES/SEALANTS

            Lap Shear Test

            T-Peel Peel Tests

            Hardness test – Shore D

METALLIC & CONVERSION COATINGS

Thickness tests on Metallic and Non Metallic coatings by Microscopic Methods.

CHEMICAL TEST

            Field portable XRF analysis of ferrous and non-ferrous metals

            Spectrographic analysis of ferrous and non-ferrous metals

NON-DESTRUCTIVE EXAMINATIONS

            Magnetic particle testing of ferrous components – visible and fluorescent

            Liquid penetrant testing of metals – visible and fluorescent

            Ultrasonic testing of components – flaws and thickness

            Eddy current testing of metallic components – flaws and electrical conductivity

           Radiographic testing of metallic components – interpretation of radiographs

           Thermography

           Profilometry

           Strain gauge analysis

Call Stephen Hooker to address your specific requirements on (02) 4774 1017, or mobile 0419 498 115.

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This page last updated: 12/06/16