Surface tension, surface finish and contamination
The cleanliness of a surface is a key parameter in various industrial processes. It can be characterised by measuring the contact angle of a...+++
Mechanical and hardness tests
Characterising mechanical properties and hardness is essential for designers of products, components or assemblies.
The mechanical test...+++
SEM-EDX analysis of chemical composition of metals and ceramics
Both a routine inspection technique and a powerful investigation method, Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM associated with Energy Dispersive X-ray...+++
Tribological tests and lubricant characterisation
In the field of watchmaking and microtechnology, friction consumes a large part of the small energy reserves available.
The development of friction...+++
Climate and corrosion tests
Based mainly on watchmaking standard NIHS 96-50, these tests can be adapted to various metal items from the jewellery or leather goods...+++
Materials and processes technical assistance
Serving a wide variety of industries, our experienced engineers help you choose your raw materials, specify them with your suppliers and verify the...+++
Chemical composition of metals and alloys
Failures of mechanical systems are often due to material exchange or to compositions outside specifications. So the check ot the alloy...+++