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Testing, Inspection and Certification

  • Zugversuch Querformat

3D printed parts testing: support every step of the way

Additive manufacturing, commonly known as 3D printing, provides extraordinary flexibility, freeing designers from production related constraints and reducing innovation costs. Creativity can now be unleashed to focus on parts performance such as weight reduction, aerodynamics, functionality and safety. Did you know that currently 3D-printed parts are more exhaustively tested than those produced by any other manufacturing method? Additive [...]

By |October 8th, 2020|Industry, Testing|
  • E-testing Graph Applus+ laboratories

Applus+ E-testing: Witness Your Structural Tests Remotely

Many of our clients visit our structural testing facilities in Barcelona to witness their tests and follow them in real-time. In some cases, they even invite their own end clients to witness the testing process with them. In 2010, Applus+ released a secure online testing environment called E-Testing that allows you (and your own end clients) to [...]

By |September 10th, 2020|Industry, Innovation, Testing|
  • bolt inspection

Bolt Scanner, the result of a fruitful collaboration between Applus+ and its customers to inspect hard-to-reach assets 

For the past years, the market experienced an increasing demand for bolt inspection services, usually performed with scanners. But the standard inspection method had some issues: when fixing it to a bolt, the scanner head, and the wheel encoder were partially obstructed, especially when there was not enough room on top of the bolts or [...]

By |August 7th, 2020|Industry, Inspection, NDT, Oil & gas, Power and Water, Services|
  • Routes to Machinery Directive conformity for ‘hazardous’ presses: EC type-examination vs full quality assurance

Routes to Machinery Directive conformity for ‘hazardous’ presses: EC type-examination vs full quality assurance

Directive 2006/42/EC on machinery sets out the vital worker- and user-safety requirements that machinery must meet before it can be sold in the European Union. In Annex IV, this directive lists various types of machinery that are considered hazardous and details a number of routes by which their manufacturers, or the customers that purchase and use them, can demonstrate their conformity with the directive. […]

By |January 13th, 2020|Industry|
  • The phased array technique, a good way to inspect for corrosion and cracks on bolts and studs

The phased array technique, a good way to inspect for corrosion and cracks on bolts and studs

The phased array technique is an advanced inspection ultrasonic method used by Applus+ to check bolts and studs, among other assembling pieces. This technique allows a company to detect signs of corrosion, providing clear images that reflect the condition of the bolt thread. The bolts no longer need to be disassembled to be inspected properly. [...]

By |June 18th, 2019|Industry, Inspection|
  • Atex

ATEX in workplaces: Basic guide to identify explosive atmosphere hazards in your facilities and ensure compliance with mandatory regulation

All companies which handle potentially explosive or inflammable materials in their facilities must comply with the European ATEX regulation and have an Explosion Protection Document (EPD) in place. But what type of companies and activities does this concern, and how can explosive atmospheres be identified and prevented? The following guide reviews the main ATEX hazards [...]

By |November 29th, 2018|Certification, Industry, Inspection, Oil & gas|
  • Fire testing

Extended application of fire resistance test results: a key milestone in the CE marking of fire resisting doors

exapThe publication of the new EN 16034 harmonised standard for fire-resistant doors and windows paves the way for the CE marking of this type of product. Standard EN 16034 focuses on the fire-resisting and smoke-control characteristics of fire doors and windows in the event of a fire, but does not specify the characteristics these products [...]

By |October 30th, 2017|Certification, Industry, Testing|

Applus+ Velosi TK accreditation according to TS EN ISO/IEC 17020:2012 Standard

Velosi TK Gozetim Hizmetleri Ltd. Sti. fully operates in Tukey Country in industrial inspections service provision according to Applus+ targets in terms of HSE, clients satisfaction, international and local regulations and use of Group Procedures. On September 15th Velosi TK achieved the accreditation to TS EN ISO/IEC 17020:2012 from Tϋkak (Turkish Accreditation Agency). To better [...]

By |June 1st, 2016|Certification, Industry, Inspection|
  • Fitness for service in the process industries

Fitness for service in the process industries

There is a common dilemma for engineers in process industries when it comes to flaws in components: "Can I run it? Should I repair? Is it time to retire the component?" Those questions are vital to any asset integrity management program. If an engineer cannot make accurate, honest assessments, it can mean extended downtime, a loss of [...]

By |May 12th, 2016|Industry, Inspection, Non-Destructive Testing|
  • NDT inspector

When is NDT used?

Non-destructive testing (NDT) is a set of technical procedures that examine the structural integrity and operational capacity of many types of metals, materials and industrial components, thus verifying whether the inspected object is at risk of flaws and potential weaknesses. Contrary to other types of testing techniques, NDT is entirely non-invasive and causes no damage [...]

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