In the time of automotive revolution, vehicles are  undergoing faster changes than ever, forcing OEM to come up with new ways to test product quality. LOTRIČ Metrology means a full support in testing materials, components and end parts for compliance with automotive standards.

  • All tests for automotive components in one place
  • A clear and detailed certificate with a simple result: COMPLIES/DOES NOT COMPLY.
  • Knowledge of the requirements of leading car manufacturers: BMW, Citroën, Mercedes-Benz, General Motors, Renault, Scania, Volkswagen, Volvo.
  • A testing laboratory for the automotive industry with more than 20 years of experience.

We perform the tests according to following standard and numerous other procedures, which are tailored to your requirements.


Mechanical properties Chemical properties Burning behaviour Emission # Surfaces
Tensile strength IR identification Self-extinguishing properties Odor test Colour and gloss determination
Impact strength (Izod, Charpy, Dynstat) DSC Glow wire test VOC number Abrasion resistance
Modulus of elasticity TGA # Burning rate FOG number Scratch resistance
Hardness (Shore A and D) MVR - MFR Formaldehyde Chemical resistances (water, oil, brake
fluid, graphite, organic solvents, acids,
cleaning agents, oil derivate)
Vicat softening point Viscosity Thermodesorbtion UV aging #
Ball indentation test Density 1,3 butadiene content
Ball drop test Water absorption
Compression set Annealing residue


Material specification Galvanic and other
inorganic coatings
Organic coatings
Standard metal identification Degree of corrosion Degree of corrosion
Elemental analysis Metallographic determination
Surface roughness
Mechanical properties of surface protection Degree of delamination
Tensile strength Inorganic coating thickness Cross cut test
Bending test Degree of cracking
Casting porosity Colour and gloss determination
Metallurgical requirements Coating thickness
Dimensional measurements Coating hardness
Resistance to impact
Resistance to scratches


Experts opinion

We work together with the LOTRIČ Metrology group in environmental testing and technical cleanliness of products designed for leading car manufacturers such as Audi, BMW and Citroën. Because we want to optimize our production processes to ensure our products are of the best possible quality, we implement changes in our production processes where necessary, based on the reliable analysis provided by  LOTRIČ Metrology laboratory. We work with them because they understand our needs and our customer’s requirements, so we do not need to waste  time for additional explanations and coordination. We receive the certificates in a flash and are always informed in real time of the testing procedure; the results are always supported with a clear explanation.

Simona Petrič, CEO at ELVEZ Ltd.

We established a reliable partnership with the LOTRIČ Metrology group in order to help us meet the demanding requirements of automotive standards which our innovative solutions in electronics and lighting systems must comply with. In the laboratory in Kranj, they perform tests and issue the certificates we need for our polymer and metal products. We see the biggest advantage in their flexibility – our company just forwards the requests of our customers, which are already well known to the experts at LOTRIČ Metrology. They carry out the service tailored to our needs without unnecessary complications. Reliable results and responsive personnel who are always open to any eventual adjustments are proof of their excellence.

Aleš Kobe, LAB manager at Hella Saturnus Slovenija Ltd.

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.


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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