Equipment

Forming linked equipment and software.

Within the FORMLAB project:

  • Marciniak formability test.
  • ASAME, equipment for automatic measurement of 3D surface strains.
  • Hydroforming of tubes Ø 6 mm.
  • Laser speckle and video for investigations of propagating plasticity.
  • DEFORM university license (finite element software for simulation of forming).
  • Equipment for continuous ECAP/Conform.
  • Future investments:
    - Mechanical press.
    - Hot-rolling mill.

With NTNU, DMSE and IMM:

  • MTS 880 and MTS 810
    - Tension
    - Compression
    - Fatigue
  • Torsion machine
  • Hydraulic 60 tons press with instrumentation
    - Hot forging
    - Deep drawing
  • Cold-rolling mill
  • Drawbench
  • Microscopes (TEM, SEM, light)

Structural Impact Laboratory (SIMLab)

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