Contact

Dr. Hans-Werner Viehrig
Head Fracture Mechanic testing of Materials
h.w.viehrigAthzdr.de
Phone: +49 351 260 - 3246, 2129
Fax: 13246, 2205

Mario Houska
Fracture Mechanic testing of Materials
m.houskaAthzdr.de
Phone: +49 351 260 - 2242

Mechanical material testing laboratory


1. Material testing system MTS 810.23 (MTS Systems)
2. Material testing system Inspect Retrofit (Hegewald & Peschke)
3. Universal testing machines Inspekt Desk (Hegewald & Peschke)
4. Instrumented pendulum impact tester PSd300 (WPM Leipzig)
5. MIKROTRON resonant testing machine (Russenberger Prüfmaschinen AG)
6. Measuring devices
7. Evaluation Software
8. Various hardness testers
9. Ultrasonic measuring system 


1. Material Testing System MTS 810.23 (MTS-Systems)

Servo-hydraulic testing system for static and dynamic testing

  • Maximum load range: ± 250 kN 

  • Operation system: FlexTest SE control with application software for fracture toughness testing and TestWorksTM (flexible package for monotone tensile, compression and bending tests).

  • Different loading setups for bend and tension testing.

  • Temperature chamber: -150 °C to 300 °C

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2. Material Testing System Inspect Retrofit (Hegewald & Peschke)

Electromechanical testing system for static testing

  • Maximum load range ± 100 kN

  • Operation system: Labmaster for tensile, compression and bend testing and application software for fracture toughness testing

  • Different loading setups for bend and tension testing

  • Temperature chamber: -150 to 280 °C

  • HT furnace: up to 1100 °C

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3. Universal testing machines Inspekt Desk 10 kN and 20 kN  (Hegewald & Peschke)

Electromechanical Universal testing machines Inspekt Desk with implemented Small Punch Test setup.

  • Maximum load range: ± 10 kN and ± 20 kN

  • SPT loading and tempering setup: -150 bis 1100 °C

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4. Instrumented pendulum impact tester PSd300 (WPM Leipzig)

Impact testing according to DIN EN ISO 148-1:2010 and EN ISO 14556:2006

  • Maximum impact energy: 300 J

  • Impact speed: 0...5,5 ms-1

  • Temperature range : -150 bis 300 °C

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5. MIKROTRON resonant testing machine (Russenberger Prüfmaschinen AG)

Machine for the generation of fatigue cracks in fracture mechanics specimens and fatigue testing

  • Maximum peak value of load: 20 kN

  • Maximum static load: 20 kN

  • Max. dynamic load: 20 (+/- 10) kN

  • Maximum stroke: 4 mm

  • Different loading setups for bend and tension testing

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6. Measuring devices

  • Different Extensometers for displacement, strain and COD measurement

  • Videoextensometer NG 6.2.0.0 (MESSPHYSIK MATERIALS TESTING GMBH)

  • LaserSpeckle Extensometer Version 2.28.0.0 SP2 (MESSPHYSIK MATERIALS TESTING GMBH)
  • Laserextensometer PS-0125 (Fiedler Optoelektronik GmbH)

  • Load calibration device (tension and compression) for load cells to 50 kN respectively 250 kN (Fa. HBM)

  • Calibration device for extensometer with 0.001 mm accuracy (Sandner-Messtechnik, HEIDENHAIN)

  • Calibration device for extensometer with 0.001 mm accuracy (Sandner-Messtechnik, HEIDENHAIN)

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7. Evaluation software

Other hardness testers see also:

  • Fracture toughness testing according to ASTM E1820, ASTM E 399, IASTM E1921, ISO 12135, EN ISO 12737

  • Tensile testing according to DIN EN 10002-1, DIN EN 10002-5

  • Impact testing according to EN ISO 14556:2006 and ISO TC 164/SC4 N465.5 

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8. Various hardness testers

Other hardness testers see also:

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9. Ultrasonic measuring system

  • Pulser/Receiver model 5800 (Panametrics)

  • Digitising oscilloscope TDS 1002 (Tectronix)

  • Ultrasound Pulse-Echoe technique for characterizing of elastic material properties

  • Longitudinal and transverse waves

  • Frequency area 2 - 20 MHz

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Contact

Dr. Hans-Werner Viehrig
Head Fracture Mechanic testing of Materials
h.w.viehrigAthzdr.de
Phone: +49 351 260 - 3246, 2129
Fax: 13246, 2205

Mario Houska
Fracture Mechanic testing of Materials
m.houskaAthzdr.de
Phone: +49 351 260 - 2242