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Energy (including Nuclear)

Energy and Nuclear Industry Services

The power generation and energy storage sectors, whether traditional, nuclear, or renewables, need to ensure the safety and continuity of energy supply. Lucideon can help to meet this goal with intimate knowledge of the materials, components, operating environments, and failure mechanisms associated with power generation and energy storage equipment.

At the forefront of emergent technologies, including additive manufacturing, flash sintering of ceramics, and energy storage, we go beyond supporting your materials testing needs to provide the solutions you require.

 

Energy Sector

Through our extensive knowledge, expertise, and experience we routinely provide complete material solutions, evaluation services, and testing to all members of the energy supply chain, including:

  • Owners
  • Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs)
  • Battery manufacturers
  • Fuel cell research and manufacturers
  • Service & repair companies
  • Materials and component suppliers
  • Consultants

Our testing facilities and consultants are in the US and UK but are able to provide their expertise anywhere in the world.

We also assist companies who want to start supplying components or expanding their product offerings for the industry. Lucideon has the depth of experience and knowledge to provide:

  • Full characterisation of material properties for use by product designers
  • Component specification testing
  • Turbine component failure analysis
  • Foreign material identification / debris analysis
  • Casting and coating evaluations
  • Testing per ASTM or OEM specifications
  • First-piece or pilot qualification testing
  • Insulation system testing and failure investigations
  • Weld and braze analysis & evaluations / operator certification
  • Failure analysis of in-service components
  • Reverse engineering for obsolete parts
  • Validation of Finite Element Analysis (FEA) models
  • High temperature oxidation testing for alloy / coating systems and ceramics
  • Repair process validation
  • Material selection / alloy development support
  • Interface interaction evaluation
  • Additive manufacturing consultancy and testing

 

Testing & characterisation

» Testing & characterisation services for the energy industry

Case Studies

Electricity Pylons
Flash Sintering Helps to Clean up Green Energy

Application of Lucideon's Flash Sintering Technology

NTS Case Study
Lucideon Provides Customised Materials Testing Project for NTS (Phase 1)

A customised materials testing project for Nuclear Transport Services (NTS), UK (Phase 1)

NTS Case Study
Lucideon Provides Customised Materials Testing Project for NTS (Phase 2)

A customised materials testing project for Nuclear Transport Services (NTS), UK (Phase 2)