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Successful companies in the metal industry do not leave anything to chance. They make use of comprehensive solutions in the field of non-destructive, mechanical and chemical metal testing. Take a step to a better understanding of materials and become a trustworthy supplier in the eyes of your customers. 

We perform the tests according to  standard and numerous other procedures listed below, all of which are tailored to your requirements. Methods marked with * are *accredited testing methods and are listed in ISO 17025 scope of accreditation. 

DIMENSIONS, ANGLE AND ROUGHNESS
Measurements of surface roughness ISO 4288
Measurements on coordinate measuring machine (CMM) ISO 1101
Microscopic measurements
Confirming dimensional and geometric characteristics and tolerances according to drawing ISO 14253-1, -2
MECHANICAL PROPERTIES
Tensile strength ISO 6892-1
Compression strength ISO 4506
ASTM E9
Bending strength ISO 7438
ASTM E296-14
Hardness (Vickers) ISO 6507*
Hardness (Brinell) ISO 6506
Hardness (Rockwell) ISO 6508
Bending test (sheet metal and wires) ISO 60851
Deep drawing test (Erichsen) ISO 20482
Impact strength (Charpy) ISO 14556
ISO 148-1
FORCE, TORQUE AND PRESSURE
Standard and nonstandard measurement of forces
Torque measurement
Tightness of pressure and vacuum systems
Mechanical aging
METALLOGRAPHY
Macro and micro examinations
Analysis of the crystal structure
Analysis of crystal grain size ISO 643
Analysis of the size and distribution of the graphite in cast iron ISO 945
Analysis of porosity ISO 10049
Depth of the heat-cured layers (cementation, nitriding) ISO 2639
ISO 3754
Examination of welds
Coating thickness measurements ISO 1463*
MATERIAL ANALYSIS
EDS Analysis
OES Analysis
XRF Analysis
AAS, ICP/OES Analysis
LECO Analysis
HEAT TREATMENTS
Annealing of components
Optimization of annealing technologies
Hardening temperature studies
Determination of optimal annealing temperature
FESTENERS
Strength class of standard fastening elements SIO 898-1
Torque forces of fasteners, shafts
Pull out test
ENVIRONMENTAL AND CORROSION TESTING
Temperature and realative humidity
Cyclic climatic tests
Neutral salt spray – NSS ISO 9227*
Acetic acid salt spray – AASS ISO 9227
Copper accelerated acetic salt spray – CASS ISO 9227*
Industrial climate (SO2) DIN 50018*
Constant condensation ISO 6270-2*
Damp heat, cyclic IEC 60068-2-30*
UV light IEC 60068-2-5
Cold IEC 60068-2-1*
Dry heat IEC 60068-2-2*
QUALITY OF GALVANIC AND OTHER INORGANIC COATINGS
Metallographic determination of surface protection
Coating thickness ISO 1463*
Coating hardness
Metallographic determination of surface protection failure
Chemical determination of impurities on the surface
Mass and thickness of phosphate coatings
Degree of corrosion ISO 10289*
Corrosion testing of zinc coatings DIN 50961*
Corrosion testing of copper and nickel coatings ISO 1456*
QUALITY OF ORGANIC COATINGS
Coating thickness ISO 2178
ISO 2360
Degree of corrosion ISO 4628-3*
Filiform corrosion resustance EN 3665
Degree of blistering ISO 4628-2*
Delamination and corrosion around a scribe ISO 4628-8*
Degree of cracking ISO 4628-4
Cross cut test ISO 1520
ISO 2409
Cupping test (Erichsen) ISO 20482
Gloss determination DIN 67530
Colour determination
Coating hardness
Chemical analyses of paints and varnishes
Resistance to liquids ISO 2812
Stone -chip resistance DIN 559961-1
Experts opinion
THEY ALLOW CUSTOMERS TO FEEL SECURE ABOUT OUR PRODUCTS

Our company is a producer of small electrical motors and fans. We always strive to develop and provide high quality products. LOTRIČ Metrology conducts periodical checks of equipment for leakage tests of fan housings for our new project where we manufacture fans for gas furnaces. The clients thus feel secure in our product. LOTRIČ Metrology helps us to obtain the required certificates with reliable results, supported by expert advice and counselling on how to improve our products further. I can best describe LOTRIČ Metrology group with the words professional, adaptable and open for new collaborations. The location of their laboratory is another advantage as we can hand over and pick up samples 24 hours a day.

Peter Frim, quality manager at YDRIA MOTORS d. o. o.
TOGETHER WE REALISE OUR GOALS

The LOTRIČ Metrology group offers reliable service of technical cleanliness of our products - in the development phase for samples and for yearly requalification, where results of purity are compulsory. The proximity of the laboratory, their responsiveness and the issue of certificates which are clear and comprehensible also to our clients in the automotive industry are the key advantages of cooperating with LOTRIČ Metrology laboratory –they help us achieve our goals.

Miro Šmid, director of quality at DOMEL d. o. o.

The right information allows you to eliminate defects and upgrade your product

Product failure analysis

Product failure analysis is an important discipline in the production industry and it is used in development of new products and improvement of existing products on the market. 

Complex problems on the production line are not easily solved. In such cases, often the companies do not have enough resources, knowledge and analytical methods to ensure a  comprehensive approach to the problem. LOTRIČ Metrology laboratories are your partner in problem solving, using chemical and mechanical methods in the field of polymer technology and metallurgical sciences

LOTRIČ Metrology Certificate: a document that counts.

Certificate

Is quality of key importance in your company? If the answer is yes, LOTRIČ Metrology is your true partner. Contact us: we measure, so that you can grow. 


We have decades of experience with calibration, testing and conformity assurance and are recognised as a reference partner. With Lotrič Metrology your measures are calibrated and processes verified just like your customers want them.

LOTRIČ Metrology certificate testifies to the quality of your products. 

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