We take particular care to test materials during each individual
phase of treatment; for this reason we have established with in the
company a metallographic laboratory where the results of the
HARDENING process can be analysed:
Thanks to our wide range of durometers, we can perform tests
such as Rockwell, Brinnel or Vickers. Furthermore, the
use of portable durometers means we can test parts with complex
shapes or large dimensions.
Non-destructive testing is carried out following heat treatment,
using penetrating liquids or magnetic particles (with a magnetic
yoke or MT testing equipment); tests are performed by our own
qualified staff with "LEVEL CERTIFICATE" issued by CICPND, according
to standard UNI EN 473.
On request we can issue the client with an "Inspection Report"
describing the tests carried out and the results obtained.
In collaboration with C.I.S.A.M, as part of a project initially
funded by the European Community (BRITE_EURAM), we took part in the
creation of a durometer that provides not only a hardness value but
also a hardness curve dependent on the load applied, which enables
the user to establish the effective depth of treatment without
destroying the piece.