Instrumental Analysis

Accredited Powder Metallurgy Testing Lab

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Labor

Powder distinction

  • Sampling according to DIN ISO 3954
  • Determination of the fill density funnel method according to DIN ISO 3923/1
  • Determine fill density Scott volumeter according to DIN ISO 3923/2
  • Compressibility according to DIN ISO 3927
  • Tap density according to DIN ISO 3953
  • Flow behaviour with calibrated funnel according to DIN ISO 4490
  • Dimensional changes during pressing and sintering according to DIN ISO 4492
  • Quantify particle size by dry sieving according to DIN ISO 4497
  • Powder density by multivolume pycnometer according to DIN 51 913
  • Specific surface BET according to DIN 66 131
  • Computer-integrated particle analysis system

 

Material testing - sintered materials

  • Determine sintered density, impregnant content and open porosity - DIN ISO 2738
  • Find out density of impermeable sintered metals and tungsten carbides according to DIN ISO 3369
  • Testing of sintering hardness according to DIN ISO 4498
  • Testing of microhardness according to DIN 50 133, part 3 (draft)
  • Determine linear expansion coefficient by means of peak temperature dilatometer according to DIN 51 045