Mechanical Materials Testing

AIT Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH

Braunau am Inn - Ranshofen | Website

Large equipment

Short Description

The classic tensile test provides essential information on stiffness and resilience of materials. LKR testers with many years of experience subject specimens to the full range of stress directions from cryogenic up to high temperatures including hardness tests.

Contact Person

Helmut Kilian

Research Services

• Tensile testing acc. to EN 6892-1
• Strain and tension-controlled tensile/compression/bending test
• Wide parameter window (force up to 250kN, temperatures from -70°C to 300°C)
• In-house production of sample holders for special requirements (for example peeling tension)
• Brinell hardness testing to complete the mechanical characteristic value profile of materials

Methods & Expertise for Research Infrastructure

Zwick 250
Zwick 100

Test Procedures
• Tensile testing acc. to EN 6892-1
• Tensile/compression/bending test
• Tensile testing at reduced/elevated temperature
• Specialized testing procedures
• Hardness testing

Allocation to Core Facility

Material Testing and Characterisation

Helmut Kilian
Center for Low-Emission Transport
+43 50550 6911
helmut.kilian@ait.ac.at

DI Clemens Simson
Center for Low-Emission Transport
+43 50550 6930
clemens.simson@ait.ac.at
The use is to be agreed in each case.