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Do you undertake welding procedure qualification tests as per ASME Sec IX specification?

Can you do Magnet Testing?

Can you perform Izod Impact and force measurement?

Can you perform heat aging test, vibration resistance test, and impact resistance test as per our procedure?

Can you perform a Tensile Test of 42 x 6mm Titanium Alloy Pipe at 350 deg. Celsius?

Can you perform specific gravity on glass bead of size 3 to 3.5mm?

Can you conduct Impact testing to know the toughness of the slotted spring pins?

Can you perform Carbon Arc Test as per IS 4249 Appendix A & F?

Do you facilities to conduct Procedure qualification of test welds including impact testing at -45 deg Celsius?

Can you conduct Charpy V Notch Impact Test as per ASTM E 23 specifications?

Can you undertake fracture toughness test as per ASTM E1820?

Can you provide us the pressure angle and other measurements of 1-8" internal spline?

Can you perform RT Tensile Test according to ASTM E8, and a set (3) of charpy tests RT (+20 degrees Celsius) according to ASTM E23; including latheral expension. The samples are already machined?

Can you perform conductivity tests on metal samples?

Do you undertake Flexural strength testing as per ASTM D 790-97?

Do you have Residual stress, fatigue, creep measuring facility on composites?

Can you check hardness, tensile strength on a sample metal strip measuring 3mm X 20mm?

Can you conduct Burst Testing and Hydraulic Pressure tests as per ASTM D 380?

Can you conduct Testing of Structural Steel as per BS 4360?

Can you undertake testing of fatigue properties of deformed steel bars produced for RCC concrete per standard BS 4449-1997?

What tests can you conduct on fiber glass samples?

Can you perform tensile tests on stainless steel bolts & nuts of dia. range from M16 to M56 bearing material SS 304/316?

Can you conduct Testing as per ASTM A 896 A?

What is the technical parameters of tensile testing in form of Indian standard?

Do you test Industrial gelatin (Bovine Gelatin) for Gel Strength?

Can TCR provide Stress / Strain Diagram on Structural steel.?

Can you conduct Pressure test for our hoses and hose fittings at your lab in India?

Can you provide Stress and Strain diagram on our bicycle frame's tube?

Will it be possible for you to conduct Thermal Efficiency Test as per the test procedures in the IS 4246-1992 for our gas Saver?

Will it be possible for you to conduct testing as per on our SS Bolts for Stress Rupture test?

Can you quote charges to conduct a High temp Eproxy?

Can you conduct Tensile strength testing & Point of break at elongation for LDPE sheets?

Is there any standard available for IGC testing of 17-4PH Material, if not what is the acceptance norm?

Can you conduct hot tensile test at 250 degree temperature in your lab in Mumbai, India?

Can you conduct testing of Carbon Rasching rings as per IS 7087?

Can you assist in welder qualification?

I need to get a piece of carbon steel 1018 Charpy tested at -4 deg. F. Is this possible?

Do you have Micro Hardness Tester?

Do you have a hot mounting press?

Can you conduct tensile test (stress-strain curve) on a non-standard cylindrical 316 SS test specimen with 0.2 inches in diameter?

Can you conduct Proofload test to SAE J1965 for Mainly Inner & outer Wheel Nuts?

What sample size is required from a wire rod grade AISI 1008 for compression test?

Can you conduct comparison test?

Can you test as per HSD Bars as per IS 1786?

What tests can you conduct on Coconut Shell Charcoal in India?

What is the maximum allowable limit for Vickers Hardness for parent material, HAZ and Weld metal for SA 516?

What tests can you conduct on polyurethane composites?

Give us the minimum wire diameter and wire length that your are able to check the Rockwell micro hardness?

Can you test strip samples at temp. + 20, +80 and +150 degrees Celsius?

Can you conduct Tensile, Side Bend, PWHT of Test Coupons at 675 Deg C and Impact testing at -40 Dec C?

Can you measure the hardness of our 0.8 mm diameter wire?

We would like to know about mechanical strength checking?

Can you do Abrasion / wear resistant test and coefficient of friction test of bronze bushing?

Can you conduct pull test?

Can you undertake mechanical testing on Fibre Glass products as per ASTM specifiation?

Can you test for Break force?

Do you perform Micro Hardness Tests?

Please let us know, if you can perform tensile testing at different temperatures and strain rate?


Do you undertake welding procedure qualification tests as per ASME Sec IX specification?

We are glad to inform you that we do undertake welding procedure qualification tests as per ASME Sec IX specification. Please note that coupons have to be made at our shop using your welding consumables and welding parameters. You can send those coupons to us for testing purpose and we will carry out all tests as requested by you. We will conduct the following tests

Tensile Test
Bend Test
Charpy V Notch Impact Test
Hardness Survey per 3 indentations
Radiography Test per coupon / per feet length
Micro examination per location
Macroetch Test per section
Service Tax - 12.24% on Invoice Value

Specimen preparation charges are extra depending on mateial quality, Hardness & Thickness of test coupons. These charges are listed in our international Price list. The following information is necessary while submitting the sample:
1. Whether tests are required under any agency like LRS / ABS / DNV / SGS / BV etc. Our charges do not include their charges
2. What is parent material specification
3. Test Temp for Impact Test and also whether specimen are required for weld only or weld and Haz also.

Please note that test coupons should be sent by courier on our door delivery basis completely prepaid. Our normal turn around time for 10mm thick coupon will be 5 days.

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Can you do Magnet Testing?

We can check some of Mechanical Properties but not electrical / magnetic properties. We are definitely not in the field of Magnet Testing but can help you if we know the kind of tests required and their associated ASTM test number.

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Can you perform Izod Impact and force measurement?

We can definitely carryout Izod Impact Test on your samples however we do not see any possibility of conducting force measurement at our lab. We can give you energy absorbed and lateral expansion. Cost per sample including sample preparation will not exceed US $ 8.00. Exact price would depend on amount of machining involved. Please allow us 5-6 days to complete the

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Can you perform heat aging test, vibration resistance test, and impact resistance test as per our procedure?

TCR can definitely undertake and perform the above mentioned tests, however, any final reply can only be given after seeking the details of your test procedures. Please send us your test procedure.

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Can you perform a Tensile Test of 42 x 6mm Titanium Alloy Pipe at 350 deg. Celsius?

Our material tesing laboratory is well equipped to undertake high temperature tensile testing. We can certainly carry out Tensile Test of 42 x 6mm Titanium Alloy Pipe at 350 deg. Celsius. Our charges including sample preparation will be Rs. 1400/- per sample. Should you require Micro examination with Micro Photograph then there will be an additional charge of Rs. 400/- per sample. Please send us 200mm long sample and it would take 4 - 6 days to complete the job.

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Can you perform specific gravity on glass bead of size 3 to 3.5mm?

TCR can perform Specific Gravity Test on the glass bead. Our charges will be Rs. 100/- per sample.

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Can you conduct Impact testing to know the toughness of the slotted spring pins?

At TCR Engineering material testing laboratory, we can only conduct Impact test on Standard / Standard Sub-Size test specimen and not on the full component. Pease ensure whether such specimen can be made from your components. If you provide us drawing of your component and inform us its material and hardness, we can quote for sample preparation charges.

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Can you perform Carbon Arc Test as per IS 4249 Appendix A & F?

We regret that we can not undertake these tests.

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Do you facilities to conduct Procedure qualification of test welds including impact testing at -45 deg Celsius?

TCR routinely undertakes Procedure qualification of test welds and all other testing including impact testing at -45 deg Celsius.

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Can you conduct Charpy V Notch Impact Test as per ASTM E 23 specifications?

TCR routinely conducts Charpy V Notch Impact Test as per ASTM E 23 specification (set of 3 specimen) inclusive of sample preparation charges from your various pipes / flanges / structurals. Our charges for the same are:

1) Charpy Impact Test at Room Temperature == US $ 19.00
2) Charpy Impact Test at Temperature upto minus 60 deg. Celsius == US $ 22.00
3) Charpy Impact Test at Temperature below minus 60 deg. Celsius == US $ 23.00

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Can you undertake fracture toughness test as per ASTM E1820?

TCR can undertake fracture toughness test as per ASTM E1820 includes pre-cracking. Our skilled machinists can create the required specimen for this test.

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Can you provide us the pressure angle and other measurements of 1-8" internal spline?

We regret to inform you that we may not be able to provide you the service of measurement as requested by you.

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Can you perform RT Tensile Test according to ASTM E8, and a set (3) of charpy tests RT (+20 degrees Celsius) according to ASTM E23; including latheral expension. The samples are already machined?

We are pleased to quote our charges for testing as under for duly machined samples -

Tensile Test as per ASTM E 8 with 0.2% Proof Stress at RT = US$ 8.00
Charpy Impact Test as per ASTM E 23 for 2 sets at RT = US $ 8.00
Service Tax @10.2% = US $ 1.63
TOTAL CHARGES = US $ 17.63

Please send samples through any courier like DHL / FEDEX etc. but please mention that these materials are "Samples for testing of no commercial value" and declare value for custom purpose at US $10. We would receive in 48 hours and shall test them immediately on receipt the same day. We will inform you of the results by email. You may remit the amount of testing charges by electronic transfer to our bank. We do accept Paypal. We shall also send you our bank details immediately on your dispatch of samples.

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Can you perform conductivity tests on metal samples?

We do not have facilities for conductivity test.

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Do you undertake Flexural strength testing as per ASTM D 790-97?

We would need 10 specimens (5 non conditioned & 5 conditioned samples) per set of 20 x 150mm x t (where t is your product thickness). Please ensure that pieces are parallel cut. If you send a full sheet, we can prepare required specimen but we will have to charge extra for this job.

We will present the values before & after water conditioning and % loss after conditioning, in a detailed fashion as a complete test report. Please note that you must submit samples after conditioning at your end. We do not have facilities for conditioning of sample.

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Do you have Residual stress, fatigue, creep measuring facility on composites?

TCR does not have facilities for measuring Residual stress, fatigue, or creep at this time for composite materials.

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Can you check hardness, tensile strength on a sample metal strip measuring 3mm X 20mm?

If your sample size is 3mm Thick x 20mm wide and if you can send us approximate 150mm long strip then we can carryout all tests needed by you. If your sample length can not exceed 80mm then we may not be able to do Tensile Test but we can do Hardness & Chemical Tests. Cost of such test will be communicated to you only after completion of tests as we do not know how many elements may be needed to analyze at this stage.

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Can you conduct Burst Testing and Hydraulic Pressure tests as per ASTM D 380?

TCR can undertake Burst Testing and Hydraulic Pressure tests as per ASTM D 380 on rubber hoses.

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Can you conduct Testing of Structural Steel as per BS 4360?

TCR routinely perform tests to per BS 4360 specification under our ISO 17025 accredited. We would need one piece of 50mm x 250mm to carryout all this test. If bend test is requested then please send us an additional 40 x 200mm long sample. Please mention the following on the shipping document "Materials with no commercial value ($0). Materials being sent for chemical analysis and testing purposes only." Invoice will be raised upon completion of the testing and is due upon receipt. Payment can be made via Paypal (Visa / MasterCard) or electronic bank transfer.

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Can you undertake testing of fatigue properties of deformed steel bars produced for RCC concrete per standard BS 4449-1997?

Please contact us for this special testing requirement.

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What tests can you conduct on fiber glass samples?

We are pleased to inform you that we can carryout following tests on fiber glass samples :
Tensile Strength Test (sample size :25 x 200mm), Tensile Modulus (sample size :25 x 200mm),
Flexural Strength (sample size :25 x 200mm), and Glass Content (sample size :25 x 25mm).

Above charges includes sample preparation charges. Please note service tax is 10.2% extra.

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Can you perform tensile tests on stainless steel bolts & nuts of dia. range from M16 to M56 bearing material SS 304/316?

TCR Engineering Services of Mumbai, India can certainly carryout test requested by you. Please note that tensile test scan can be done in two ways:

Full size Tensile Test This is done on unmachined sample and we can carry out this test for upto M36 bolts provided sufficient length is available. The length required is different for different diameters and therefore you must inform us dia as well as length so that we can tell you its feasibility at our material testing laboratory.

Reduced Section Tensile Test It can be done for all sizes provided sample length is sufficient. Also please inform us of the test standard (IS / BS / ASTM) so that we can prepare a proper reduced section specimen.

Our charges for test and machining charges can be seen from our website at www.tcreng.com

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Can you conduct Testing as per ASTM A 896 A?

We are glad to inform you that we can carry out all tests as per ASTM A 896 A including Charpy Impact Test at Minus 46°C (Set of 3) with Lateral Expansion, Tensile Test with Proof Stress, Corrosion Test as per ASTM G 48 Method A, Metallographic Examination (absence of Intermetallic Phases such as Sigma, Laves & Chi) and Microstructure as per ASTM E 562.

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What is the technical parameters of tensile testing in form of Indian standard?

Regarding parameters of tensile test, we normally report following parameters =

1) Yield Stress or 0.2% Proof Stress depending on particular specification requirement

2) Ultimate Tensile Strength

3) %Elongation on a gauge length

4) Reduction in area, if required under particular specification

We look forward to being of assistance in the future.

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Do you test Industrial gelatin (Bovine Gelatin) for Gel Strength?

TCR does not undertake gelatin testing.

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Can TCR provide Stress / Strain Diagram on Structural steel.?

We can carryout requisite test requested by you.

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Can you conduct Pressure test for our hoses and hose fittings at your lab in India?

We can carryout Pressure Tests. We, will need proper end fittings to accommodate on our pump. For additional information, please contact us.

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Can you provide Stress and Strain diagram on our bicycle frame's tube?

We will be able to give you stress / strain diagram only upto 9% strain and not upto breakage. We will need approx 200mm length of sample.

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Will it be possible for you to conduct Thermal Efficiency Test as per the test procedures in the IS 4246-1992 for our gas Saver?

Unfortunately we regret to inform you that we do not have requisite facilities to undertake Thermal Efficiency Test.

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Will it be possible for you to conduct testing as per on our SS Bolts for Stress Rupture test?

We regret that we do not have the facility (Test method as per ASTM E 139) required for Stress Rupture test.

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Can you quote charges to conduct a High temp Eproxy?

At TCR, We can test whether Epoxy Coating withstands certain desired Temp for certain duration at a cost of US 10.00 per sample. A 12.24% Service Tax shall also be applicable on total invoice value.

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Can you conduct Tensile strength testing & Point of break at elongation for LDPE sheets?

We regret to inform you that we do not undertake testing on LDPE Sheets.

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Is there any standard available for IGC testing of 17-4PH Material, if not what is the acceptance norm?

IGC Test is not a mandatory test for 17-4PH materials. The designer of the equipment for your client must have taken certain rate of corrosion in his calculation and you need to get this figure of acceptance from your clients only. No standard samples are available as per our information.

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Can you conduct hot tensile test at 250 degree temperature in your lab in Mumbai, India?

At TCR Engineering Services, material testing laboratory in Mumbai, India we do undertake elevated temperature test upto 800°C.

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Can you conduct testing of Carbon Rasching rings as per IS 7087?

Yes we can conduct testing as per IS 7087. We will be able to do this only when the materials are rings (note: not for saddles). We will undertake Water absorption, Resistance to acid, Resistance to Arsenical alkaline solution (25% caustic at 80 deg C) and Crushing load test.

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Can you assist in welder qualification?

Yes we can assist in all tests relating to qualifying a welder. We can conduct ASTM A 923 Method C as well as Tensile Test, Safebend, Rootbend, Impact test at -40deg C, Hardness test (weld, parent metal) HAZ as per ASME, and IGC as per ASME E-923 Practice C.

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I need to get a piece of carbon steel 1018 Charpy tested at -4 deg. F. Is this possible?

We can test your samples as per ASTM E 23 at Minus 4deg F and our charges will be:
- Charpy Impact Test at Minus 4deg F for set of 3 specimens (including Machining charges) = US $ 30 per set
- Applicable Service Tax of 12.24% shall be extra

We will need 3 specimens of about 15 x 15 x 75mm. please inform us size ( dia / thickness) of your material so that we can guide you how to take out the sample.

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Do you have Micro Hardness Tester?

We do carryout Micro Hardness Test on Vickers' scale. Please let us know the load in gms that you need us to apply. We can apply load from 25gm to 2000 gms.

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Do you have a hot mounting press?

Yes we do have a hot mounting press and we can get your samples hot mounted also at a cost of Rs. 60/- per sample plus 12.24% Service Tax.

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Can you conduct tensile test (stress-strain curve) on a non-standard cylindrical 316 SS test specimen with 0.2 inches in diameter?

We are please to inform you that we can carryout Stress / Strain Curve upto 8% of Strain and give you UTS / 0.2% proof / % Elongation.

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Can you conduct Proofload test to SAE J1965 for Mainly Inner & outer Wheel Nuts?

We can take up the test as requested by you and our charges will be US $ 10 per test piece plus 12.24% Service Tax. Please provide the value of Proof Load to be applied as well as the thread sizes of the samples.

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What sample size is required from a wire rod grade AISI 1008 for compression test?

We will need approximately 200mm long sample to test for compression at our material testing laboratory in Mumbai, India. Please inform us of the wire rod diameter. Our charges will be US $ 10 per sample plus 12.24% Service Tax.

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Can you conduct comparison test?

We can carryout Comparison Test in 2 direction (vertical & longitude) and compare the crashing loads on your different types of bushing of various metals. Please inform your bush size.

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Can you test as per HSD Bars as per IS 1786?

We can carry out all tests as per IS 1786 including Tensile Test (both of specimen under 20mm and over 200mm in size), Chemical Composition analysis, Surface Characteristics and Sectional Weight. We cannot carry out the Pull test.

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What tests can you conduct on Coconut Shell Charcoal in India?

At TCR Engineering Services laboratory in Navi Mumbai, India we can conduct the following tests on Coconut Shell Charcoal - Bulk Density, Fixed Carbon, Volatile Matter, Ash Contents, Moisture Content, Detection of Impurities such as Iron, Silicon, Phosphorus, Lead and other elements. Completion of the test will be in 2 weeks from receipt of sample.

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What is the maximum allowable limit for Vickers Hardness for parent material, HAZ and Weld metal for SA 516?

As per the specification SA 516 Grade 60/70 Hardness values are not specified. For welded coupons, the values are normally specified in the buyer’s specifications. In most of the cases it is specified 250 as a maximum value (specified by the end users’ specification data). You may check up with your client’s specifications for the requirements. We will send Stress Relieving Chart with all reports, if requested.

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What tests can you conduct on polyurethane composites?

If your product is a rigid product, we can perform Tensile, Compression and Flexural Strength tests. We can not provide Abrasion and Impact test on polyurethane composites at this time. We are constantly upgrading our test facilities and please inquire again to check on current information.

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Give us the minimum wire diameter and wire length that your are able to check the Rockwell micro hardness?

We can check micro hardness using VPN and then convert the readings to an equivalent in Rockwell. We will require a min diameter of 0.5 mm and 0.25 mm length. Please indicate the location of hardness - Cylindrical Area or core.

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Can you test strip samples at temp. + 20, +80 and +150 degrees Celsius?

We are pleased to inform you that we can undertake Mechanical Testing of your Strip samples at different Test Temp as requested by you.

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Can you conduct Tensile, Side Bend, PWHT of Test Coupons at 675 Deg C and Impact testing at -40 Dec C?

We are pleased to inform you that we can undertake these tests with the following charges:

Tensile testing of mechanical specimen - US $ 4.00 per specimen
Side Bend Test - US $ 3.00 per specimen
PWHT of Test Coupons at 675 Deg C - US $ 60.00 per specimen
Notch preparation for Charpy V notch specimen - US $ 6.00 per set of 3 specimens
Charpy V notch Impact Test at subzero temp - US $ 15.00 per set of 3 specimen
Service Tax 12.24% on invoice value

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Can you measure the hardness of our 0.8 mm diameter wire?

We can measure Vicker’s Hardness by MICRO VICKERS HARDNES TESTER with 50 or 100 gm load after mounting the specimen in Plastic Mould. The charges per sample will be Rs. 400/- plus 12.24 Service Tax and we will report hardness by 3 indentations. Please mark the location where hardness is needed.

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We would like to know about mechanical strength checking?

Mechanical Strength means one of several tests including Impact, Hardness, Compression, Fatigue, and more. TCR is a material testing laboratory and undertake most mechanical strength tests including hot and high temperature tensile tests. Please download our company brochure to get additional information on material testing that we perform.

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Can you do Abrasion / wear resistant test and coefficient of friction test of bronze bushing?

We regret to inform you that we do not have requisite facilities to conduct these tests.

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Can you conduct pull test?

We do undertake pull testing. We are also planning to get a small load cell of 50kg in which we can do the testing of solder joints of 100N.

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Can you undertake mechanical testing on Fibre Glass products as per ASTM specifiation?

We are pleased to inform you that we can undertake mechanical testing on Fibre Glass products as per ASTM specifiation.

Our charges are as under:
Tensile Test with Tensile Modules & Sample preparation charges Rs. 400/- per specimen
Flexural Strength with Flexural Modules & Sample preparation charges Rs. 350/- per specimen
Glass Content Test Rs. 300/- per specimen
Service Tax @ 12.24%

We need approx 1 weeks time to complete the job. Please note that these charges are per specimen and you will need 5 specimen from each coupon.

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Can you test for Break force?

We will be able to test for break force and in some cases we may have to get some kind of a fixture fabricated. We therefore need a sample piece and then only we will be able to make a firm quote. Also inform us whether it is one time test only or you may need it on a regular basis. This will help us make a better quote for you. For chemical analysis, you may send us a piece and inform the elements that you need us to analyze.

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Do you perform Micro Hardness Tests?

We are pleased to inform you that we can test Micro Hardness test in HV (Vickers Hardness) at 100 gm load instead of Rockwell 15N and we can give you equivalent Rockwell 15N observation converted from HV 100.

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Please let us know, if you can perform tensile testing at different temperatures and strain rate?

Thanks for your enquiry. At TCR, we undertake tensile testing of metallic samples up to 800°C however we control strain rate normally and therefore can not give you precise strain rate. We can report tensile strength & 0.2% Proof Stress at any desired temp up to 800°C.

Please contact us for specimen size by giving details of your product to be tested, its size and material details. The charges for sample preparation will depend on size of material supplied for testing and its machine ability.

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