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Ambient & High Temperature Mechanical Testing for the Defense Industry

Our ambient and high temperature testing expertise can help you evaluate materials and components to ensure they are suitable for intended applications.

Lucideon specializes in ambient and high temperature mechanical testing which may or may not fall under an existing standard.  We understand the challenges and complexities of simulating complex real-life loading scenarios, especially within the defense industries.  Our years of expertise, partnered with state-of-the-art ISO 17025 and Nadcap compliant facilities, enables us test your materials under standard and product-specific loading configurations to help you meet specific military specifications put in place by government agencies.

What makes us different?

  • We have comprehensive knowledge and experience of testing components and materials manufactured for military aircraft and undersea systems
  • We act as an extension of your internal capabilities, complementing your knowledge and solving any problems that may exist – saving you time, money and resources
  • We are solution providers – giving you answers when the unexpected occurs.

Our mechanical testing capabilities range from sub-ambient (-130°C) to high temperature (1650°C) including:

  • Bend testing
  • Charpy impact
  • Coating bond strength
  • Compression
  • Creep
  • Flexural strength
  • Gardner impact
  • Hardness (Brinell, Knoop, Rockwell, Shore, Vickers)
  • Shear strength
  • Stress rupture
  • Tensile strength
  • Poisson's Ratio.

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    Solving Problems by Materials Analysis with an Electron Microprobe
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