CAPABILITIES

Laboratory Services

SMEA Laboratories comprise four (4) functional laboratories, i.e. Metallurgy, NDI, Metrology and Chemistry Laboratories.
Fully equipped with approved facilities such as the Controlled Environmental CMMs, Hardness Testers, Universal Tensile Testing machine, Spectrophotometer, Salt Spray Tests Cabinets, Humidity Chamber, calibration activities, facilities for Mocrostructurals Examination and Chemical Testing & Analysis. The NDI Facilities includes MPI, FPI Line and Etch Inspection Line.

Some of the facilities available within SMEA

Metallurgy Laboratory

 Description Model Specifications
Universal Testing Machine Instron 5982 Measurement of Tensile strength
Load range : 400N – 100KN
Extensometer for Testing Machine Instron 5882 Instron 2630-106 Measurement of Proof Stress
Maximum specimen thickness:
Rectangular – 15mm
Round – 20mm
Gauge length: 25 mm
Measuring range: 12.5 mm
Rockwell Superficial Hardness Tester Indentec 8150LK Hardness measurement in 15T, 30T, 45T, 15N, 30N and 45N
Load Range : 15T x 15N – 15kgf
30T x 30T – 30kgf
45T x 45N – 45kgf
Table Mounted Universal Testing Machine Instron 5566 Measurement of Tensile strength
Load Range : 0-10kN
Extensometer for Testing Machine Instron 5566 Instron 2630-106 Measurement of Proof Stress Maximum specimen thickness:
Rectangular – 15mm (max)
Round – 20mm (max)
Gauge length: 25 mm
Measuring range: 12.5 mm

Metrology Laboratory

Description Model Specifications
Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM) CROMA 10.21.8 Max. X-Axis: 2100 mm ; Max. Y-Axis: 1000 mm ; Max. Z-Axis: 800 mm
Accuracy Axial: 3.2+ 4.0 L/300 mm
Volumetric 4.0 + 5.0L/1000m where L in m
Resolution: 0.5 mm
CNC Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM) Contura GS 776
RDS TP 20
Max. X-Axis: 700 mm ; Max Y-Axis: 700 mm ; Max Z-Axis: 660 mm
Accuracy Axial: 2.2+ L/300 mm
Resolution : 0.2 mm
Block Gauge SELECT M 112 (Grade 0)
MITUTOYO 170 – 102 (Grade 1)
MITUTOYO (Grade 1)
Resolution: ± 0.001mm
Range: 1.005 – 100 mm
Coating Thickness FO51 Set ELCOMETER Range : 12.5, 25, 50, 125, 250
500 and 1000m

Chemistry Laboratory

Description Model Specifications
Salt Spray Cabinet SFF/1000 Capacity: 1000 litres.
Size : 1465mmX1040mm X 720mm
Comply with ASTM B117 & ISO 9227
For Corrosion Test
Spectrophoto Meter Spectronic 20 Genesys Wavelength: 325 to 1100 nm.
For tracing metal in solution.
Conductivity Meter Hanna HI 8733 Determination of conductivity of Rising Water
0.0 to 199.9/0 to 1999ms/cm
0.00 to 19.99/00 to 199.9ms/cm

NDI Laboratory

Description Model Specifications
Ultraviolet Intensity Meter (Photometer) DSE-2000 A (Spectroline) Measurement intensity of black light with wavelength0 – 19,990µ W/cm²0 – 1900 lux
Fluorescent Penetrant Inspection Line Magnaflux – Type 1, Method A, sensitivity 2, Form A For water-washable penetrant inspection
Size : 3.5 (L) x 1.2 (W) x 0.6 (H) m
Etch Inspection Tank For checking machine abuse
Tank size : 650 (L) x 100 (W) x 400 (H) mm
Pickling tank for Titanium Etch Clean Surface cleaning and etching for titanium & titanium alloy prior to perform PFD inspection.
Size: 60Hx300Lx50W (cm)