Quality Control Laboratories

Scanning Laboratory

  • tomography with model M2 NIKON computer tomograph for cast scanning, equipped with an Xray 450 KV lamp and flat and linear detectors,
  • ultrasonic testing using the Olimpus Omniscan SX ultrasonic flaw detector

Strength and metal structures laboratory

  • strength tests (Rm, Re, A5, Z, HB, HRc, KCU, KCV), including using the Z250 device produced by ZWICK/ ROELL
  • tests of metal structure using a metallurgical microscope with Inverted Metallurgical Microscope ECLIPSE MA100 software by NIKON JAPAN, model ECLIPSE MA 100, NIS-BR software, stroboscopic NICON
  • detailed examination of metal structure on the digital VEGA3 LMH scanning electron microscope by TESCAN, equipped with the EDS X-ray microanalysis system by OXFORD Instruments; maximum microscopic magnification 1,000,000x

Chemical composition laboratory

  • testing using the Hilger Analitycal emission spectrometer type E980C with the PC-PLUS analytic software, using pneumatic means of transport that enable pneumatic delivery of samples for testing from the OTTO JUNKER furnace directly to the laboratory
  • rapid analysis of the chemical composition (30 elements) of the casting material and input materials on:

Measuring laboratory

  • optical scanner – model GOM’s ATOS II for casting measuring and casting modeling,
  • dimensional tests on 3D LH 87 Wenzel

The moulding compounds laboratory

The following basic parameters of the moulding compounds are tested:

  • compressive strength of the moulding compound
  • tensile strength of the moulding compound
  • moisture content
  • compactability
  • sieve analysis
  • calcination losses
  • active clay