21 April 2009
21 April 2009
The Bodycote Testing’s European Technology Centre based in Linköping, Sweden has been approved by Nadcap for the testing of composite materials for the aerospace industry.
The laboratory is one of the first in the world to receive approval for this type of testing.
Bodycote Materials Testing’s UK laboratories in Lancaster and Newcastle, as well as in Plzeò in The Czech Republic and Centech in Toulouse have achieved Nadcap accreditation while the Bridgwater laboratory has achieved Nadcap approval for composites testing.
Bodycote Testing Group’s Bridgwater facility is also now able to offer testing services for measuring energy absorption and related impact properties of polymers, metals composites and resulting final components with the installation of a Dynatup 9250 system.
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