The testing machines in the Italian Institute of Welding Group’s Laboratory allow to carry out the following  tests for the charcterization of metals, plastics and bolted connections.

Metallic alloys

  • Tensile test at room temperature (*)
  • Tensile test at controlled temperature (from  -80°C up to 1100°C)
  • Compression test
  • Hardness test (Vickers, Brinell, Rockwell) (*)
  • Bend test (*)
  • Charpy V impact test (from  -196°C up to 20°C) (*)
  • Fracture test
  • Flaring test
  • Flattening test


Plastics materials

  • Tensile test at room temperature (*)
  • Bend test (*)
  • Flattening test
  • De-cohesion test
  • Burst test
  • Hydrostatic test on carbon fiber repairs of steel pipes


Bolted connections

  • Test for the determination of the Slip Factor

(*) Accredited test by ACCREDIA (Certificate n. 0029) according to ISO IEC 17025:2005 (the accreditation is valid for the tests performed in accordance with the EN Standards)


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