Partnerships and Enterprise

Testing of materials

We offer a range of services for testing the efficiency, durability, strengths and performance of materials.

Expertise

Our world-leading academics use our state-of-the-art facilities to test new and old materials. We offer manufacturing companies research, support and consultancy services in:

  • Laser 3D vibrometry and structural resonance analysis
  • Modelling to predict materials' characteristics
  • Aerodynamics/aerodynamic noise 
  • Emission testing
  • In-situ oil analysis
  • Finite element modelling methods for impact and penetration failure of materials and structures 
  • Casting defects and their avoidance - experimental, analytical and modelling
  • Modelling of casting and welding processes 
  • Multifunctional composite materials and sandwich structures

Analytical services

We are proud to offer a wealth of analytical services including mineral, chemical, elemental, archaeological, thermal and powder analysis as well as mechanical and physical properties or particle sizing.

Our equipment and methodologies include:

  • Scanning electron microscopy
  • Field emission gun scanning electron microscopy
  • Electron probe microanalysis
  • Raman spectroscopy
  • Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy
  • Gas chromatography mass spectroscopy
  • Mass spectrometry

We continually invest in new equipment, so please contact us to find out about our newest services or to request a quote.

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