Determination of the chemical composition of metallic materials and their crystalline structures, study of microstructures and their influence on material properties, as well as mechanical testing to characterize materials behaviour.

Main technical characteristics
  • X-Ray spectrometry fluorescence (XRF)
  • Energy-dispersive x-ray spectrometry (EDXRF)
  • X-Ray diffraction spectroscopy (XRD)
  • Inert gas fusion
  • Carbon and sulfur analysis by combustion
  • Glow discharge spectroscopy (GDS)
  • Digital and optical microscopy
  • Two Field effect scanning electron microscopes, one of them equipped with electron backscattered diffraction (FE-SEM)
  • Transmission Electron Microscope (TEM/STEM)
  • Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy test
  • Servohydraulic test system (Force Range 100 KN, 150 KN and 250 KN)
  • Electromechanical testing systems (Force Range 1 MN)
  • Resonant testing machine (Force Range 100 kN, maximum frequency 250 Hz)
  • Rotating beam fatigue system 10 Rotary bending machines
  • High temperature creep test system (50KN and 20000lbf)
  • Hardness and microhardness test systems
  • Pin-on-disk tribometer
  • Erosion test system
  • Universal friction machine
  • Surface profilemeter
  • Taber abraser
  • Charpy testing machine
  • Hydrogen embrittlement test
Contact Information

Juan Carlos del Hoyo Gordillo

Metallic Materials Area, Head

email: // +34 915 876 668

Estremera (Spain)