Material Testing News

  • Mechanical Design Engineer - 1st in category at GradEX Exhibition

    Here at RMGroup we are passionate about professional development of our engineers and increasing the skill set within the team. We are extremely pleased to announce that our Mechanical Design Engineer Jamie Cochrane who started with the company in 2014 has won first place at Staffordshire University GradEX Exhibition on the 4th May 2018. ...


    By RM Group UK Ltd

  • DYNAFLOW INC. Introduces Its Expanded Specialized Materials Testing Services to Include the testing of Coatings and Composite Materials

    Dynaflow Inc., has expanded its range of specialized materials testing services to include testing of composite materials and coatings. Dynaflow has been conducting new testing methods specific to elastomers, composite materials, and thin coatings. To augment its capabilities to test the resistance of materials to cavitation and liquid impact, a new test rig allows for testing of ...


    By Dynaflow, Inc.

  • A Breath of fresh air for the sales team!

    In order to develop our sales network Mr. Gutmayr has been appointed to the area of General Reduction Technology, both at home and abroad. Mr. Gutmayr has gained experience in sales office work and international customer service during his work with various regional companies. The ideal prerequisite for marketing our machines and plants, both nationally and internationally, and for building up ...

  • Sonatest will be Exhibiting at the 15th APCNDT Conference in Singapore, November 13th-17th, 2017

    We will be showing a wide range of Sonatest products including D70 and 700M Series of UT Flaw Detectors and a live demonstration of Xpair, our new PC-based software application solution designed to manage data transfer and remote control of instruments in the field wherever a network connection is available. In addition Dominic Giguere from Sonatest Quebec will be presenting papers on ...


    By Sonatest Ltd

  • UL’s Performance Materials Lab in Krefeld Approved By Volkswagen as Certified Lab for Materials Testing

    UL, a global safety science organization, has been approved by Volkswagen AG as a certified laboratory for materials testing. The approval is granted to UL’s Krefeld Performance Materials Testing Lab for numerous test methods, which include environmental, surface, mechanical, burning behavior, media resistance and textile testing ...


    By UL LLC

  • Acrylic Sepa test cell with 34 mil channel depth

    Sterlitech now offers an Acrylic Sepa Test Cell in an additional channel depth: 34 mil. The original Acrylic Sepa Test Cell utilizes a 75 mil channel depth and has been widely used by researchers over the years. In many experiments involving the Sepa cells, ...


    By Sterlitech Corporation

  • Pulsar’s Ultrasonic Success with Super-light Fumed Silica Measurement

    Fumed Silica has a bulk density of around 30g/l, and a surface area of sometimes hundreds of square metres per gram. It is used as a thickening agent in everything from gel batteries to non-drip paint, as a light-scattering agent in cosmetics and a toothpaste abrasive. However, a material as light as this presents significant difficulties in bulk measurement. After a number of failed attempts, ...

  • EnviroInsite development news

    Build a DEM Inside EI Lot's of times EnviroInsite needs to know the ground surface elevation.  By default it uses the measured ground surface elevation at wells or boreholes.  Sometimes this is not good enough or there aren't enough wells.  For those occasions, EnviroInsite now has the ability to query a USGS service and construct its own DEM data file.  ...


    By EI LLC

  • Weather Protection Coating

    These test panels were partially coated with ENESEAL CR so a small section of the test panels on the top and bottom were left uncoated. One of the test panels from the set was placed on an outside test fence and remained exposed to the weather continuously for approximately nine years. The other test panel was stored continuously in the ENECON Laboratory without exposure to the outside ...


    By ENECON Corporation

  • Q-Lab’s Gary Cornell Receives ASTM International’s Plastics Committee Award of Merit

    Q-Lab, a worldwide leader in accelerated weathering equipment and outdoor exposure testservices, is pleased to announce Mr. Gary Cornell recently received ASTM International’s Committee on Plastics (D20) Award of Merit. In addition to being recognized for his individual contributions to developing standards, he also receives the ...


    By Q-Lab Corporation

  • NOC helps predict the monsoon

    The NOC is to play a key role in a UK-India collaborative project to predict monsoon rainfall over India by studying ocean processes in the Bay of Bengal. Today a team of scientists arrive in India in preparation for an expedition on an Indian research ship, deploying robot subs to determine the ocean’s role in the South Asian monsoon. The NOC participation in fieldwork will be undertaken ...

  • Nordson Corporation Reports Record Second Quarter Revenue, Operating Profit and Diluted Earnings per Share

    Sales increase 9 percent from prior year’s second quarter to $438 million, inclusive of 8 percent organic growth Operating profit grows to $102 million, a 33 percent increase compared to the prior year’s second quarter Operating margin expands to 23 percent of sales, a 4 percentage point improvement compared to the prior ...


    By Nordson EFD

  • Nordson Appoints New Members to its Powder Team

    Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ-NDSN), a leading supplier of precision powder application technology, has announced the addition of Bill Owens and Art McFadden to its Industrial Coating Systems Group. Owens joins the company as a powder system specialist, and McFadden as a powder application specialist. In his position, Owens will be responsible for powder system sales with existing customers as well ...


    By Nordson EFD

  • Q-Lab’s Doug Grossman Receives ASTM G03 Warren Ketola Memorial Award

    Q-Lab, a worldwide leader in accelerated weathering equipment and outdoor exposure test services, is pleased to announce that Mr. Doug Grossman recently received the prestigious Warren Ketola Memorial Award. The award is given in memory of Warren Ketola, a pioneer in weathering testing at 3M. Mr. Ketola was responsible for many of the early G03 weathering standards currently used ...


    By Q-Lab Corporation

  • Q-Lab Corporation Celebrates Milestones in China

    Q-Lab Corporation, the worldwide leader in accelerated weathering and corrosion equipment and exposure test services, announced that 2015 marks the 10th anniversary of its representative office, Q-Lab China.  It also commemorates 30 years of sales in China through its extensive sales and distribution network. Coinciding with these anniversaries, Q-Lab is proud to announce that Q-Lab China is ...


    By Q-Lab Corporation

  • WRAP announces new carrier bag figures

    Data published today by WRAP shows that 8.5 billion thin-gauge [i] (single-use) bags were used in 2014 by customers of UK supermarkets ...

  • Olympus Introduces Powerful Ultrasound Phased Array Solutions for the Inspection of Internally Corroded Pipes and Plates

    Olympus, a world leader in nondestructive testing technologies, has released powerful phased array ultrasound solutions designed to offer efficient inspection options for the detection of wall thickness loss due to corrosion, abrasion, or erosion. These solutions include two new scanners and improved versions of SetupBuilder and MXU 4.2 software for use with the OmniScan phased array flaw ...


    By Olympus

  • Ultrasonic Flaw Detector A1220 Anker

    The new Ultrasonic flaw detector А1220 ANKER  is designed for ultrasonic inspection of anchor bolts from 20 to 40 mm in diameter of sub-structure of steel supports of the overhead control system. The instrument can be as well used to evaluate the condition of anchor bolts of understructure of the metal floodlight ...


    By Geomorph Instruments

  • Olympus Introduces a Powerful Solution to Increase the Efficiency of Weld Inspections Using New Phased Array Probes and Software.

    Olympus, a world leader in nondestructive testing technologies, has released a new phased array ultrasound solution developed to increase the efficiency of weld inspections. This Weld Inspection Solution comprises new phased array probes, new dual matrix array (DMA) probes, associated wedges, and improved versions of SetupBuilder and MXU 4.2 software for use with the OmniScan phased array flaw ...


    By Olympus

  • Olympus Introduces the EPOCH 650 Ultrasonic Flaw Detector

    Olympus, a world leader in nondestructive testing technologies, is pleased to introduce the EPOCH 650 digital ultrasonic flaw detector that combines industry-leading conventional ultrasonic flaw detection capabilities with the efficiency of a highly portable, intuitive instrument. The EPOCH 650 is a continuation of the popular EPOCH 600 flaw detector (launched in 2010) and provides excellent ...


    By Olympus

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