Tests and activities of the Laboratory

Impact test (wheel with tyre)
Functional tests

A resilience test to evaluate the resistance of alloy wheels subject to impact through a collision simulation.

Non-destructive tests (liquid penetrant inspection)
Functional tests

Non-destructive tests by means of liquid penetrant inspection to assess materials defects with no product damage.

 

Rim-rolling test (wheel with tyre)
Functional tests

A fatigue test that allows to evaluate the wheel resistance during rolling under load, as on a road drive.

Rotating bending
Functional tests

A fatigue test with rotating bending moment that simulates the load condition to which the wheel is subject to when in use.

Chemical Analysis - Optical Emission Spectroscopy (OES)
Materials analyses

The material to be analyzed is subjected to a powerful electrical discharge. Under the effect of this discharge, part of the surface vaporizes creating a cloud of excited ions that emit electromagnetic radiation.

Mechanics - Fatigue behaviour characterization of materials
Materials analyses

Ideal system for the testing of components and materials such as plastics, elastomers, aluminum, composites, steel, super alloys and more.