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Material testing is said to be a must in every industry, especially the car manufacturing and building sectors. The reason behind it is that such parts of the economy are capable of harming individuals once done improperly. For instance, materials that are not tested properly and used in vehicles can be hazardous, which could result to vehicle collision or any kind of car accident. Therefore, the need for this becomes obvious in an effort of protecting people who’ll be using manufactured products. But, majority of manufacturers seem to test their equipment at the end of the process of manufacturing rather than the first part. What happens typically is that they test the products as whole rather than individual parts, which make the product.
Testing the materials utilized for a certain product involves a level of special engineering. It means using structural analysis for it to form equipment that’d perform wonderfully once exposed to particular variables. For instance, the material’s strength is factored in the equation and flexibility. It’s done for equipment that makes up the entire machinery rather than constructing only and exposing this to the different rigors of daily life. Other than structural analysis of the equipment, several contractors can ensure that their products conform to ASTM test standards. Even if this isn’t mandatory for majority of products, it’s one way of ensuring that the material is up to par when it comes to quality.
Material testing isn’t only limited to car manufacturing or building. Some engineering feats like houses or bridges also undergo this essential procedure particularly since they’ll be undergoing various strain levels throughout their life.
Today, testing isn’t something that’s done by manufacturers. Typically, there are some companies that undertake the material’s testing phase and they cater to different products. Having their very own laboratories to serve this particular purpose, majority of the products that are used for daily use have undergone the process of material testing to ensure that their safety and durability are unquestioned.
Why Choose Minerva for Material Testing?
Material testing is important for quality control and research to ensure that raw materials, finished or semi-finished component meets the performance and strength requirements. Minerva offers equipment that ranges from handheld instruments, floor-standing configuration, and bench-top machine configurations. Aside from standard equipment, Minerva also provides a range of testing attachments, accessories, and grips to meet product testing requirements.
Testing equipment is usually complemented by customized software offering sophisticated quality analysis system. Every testing equipment also complies with the newest requirements to the international testing standards, which include EN, ASTM, ISO, and some industrial standards.
A series of tests are available and these include construction material related tests, puncture or burst, tear or peel, friction, stiffness, drop, polymer melt flow, penetration, polymer heat distortion, impact, bend or flexure, shear, torsion, compression, tension, and much more.
Every test is implemented and designed in accordance with the key international testing standards. Contact Minerva with your testing applications and we’ll endeavor to provide you the best possible solution for your unique requirements.