COMPLETE SPRING TESTING
We are the only lab in the UK solely dedicated to spring testing. It is crucial to find out if a spring will perform as expected in service and catch any problems before they occur. All testing is confidential and impartial.
Fatigue testing springs is the only way to validate their expected life. It can take as little as 3 days to test a spring to ten million cycles, usually regarded as the point at which the spring can be said to have infinite life. Extensive testing capabilities from
LOAD & TORQUE TESTING
Our calibrated load testing range is 0.4 N to 100 kN for both compression and extension - we also offer non-axial load testing. We can torque test from 0.005 Nm to 100 Nm, including manufacture of custom fixtures where necessary.
Our routine material testing services include: tensile testing of wire, torsion testing of wire, optical metallography for structure, surface quality and hardness. We also offer bend, twist and wrap tests and coating thickness determination.
Springs are often critical components in a huge number of products across many sectors including medical, oil and gas, and transportation. Failure in service is at best unacceptable and at worst catastrophic. We believe it is not only important to understand how a spring failed but why, minimising the risk of future failures.
Product recalls and service interruptions are a costly business and we’re not just talking money, reputation and trust are also on the line. Over 300 companies have used our facilities regularly to ensure product consistency.
We've been testing, researching and working with springs every day for over 70 years. This gives us the edge when it comes to problem solving as there's nothing we haven't seen before - trust in the spring experts.
DON'T WAIT FOR A SPRING TO BREAK, ANTICIPATE IT - BOOK A FREE CONSULTATION
Our spring experts will take time to understand your spring testing needs and support your business to improve your springs performance. For general testing enquiries call 0114 276 0771 or send us a message.