Individual Material Testing in Cooperation with AREVA

When unexpected defects arise or serial damage occurs and the cause of which is not evident, this can quickly affect the ongoing operation and possibly even pose a safety risk. Damage can often only be resolved with extensive knowledge and experts from several fields.

AREVA offers the following testing services for the rail sector:

  • Root Cause Analysis (RCA)
  • Testing laboratory accredited to DIN EN ISO 17025
  • Metallography, in the laboratory or in situ
  • Electron microscopy
  • Spectrometry
  • Replication technique
  • Hardness measurements
  • Chemical analysis
  • Customized corrosion testing and advice on solving corrosion problems
  • Materials testing
  • Fatigue testing
  • Fracture mechanics
  • Aging management
  • Assessment of degradation mechanisms
  • Inspectors able to issue type 3.1 certificates
  • Material consulting
  • Welding consulting
  • Fitness for service assessments
  • Magnetic particle testing (MT)
  • Penetrant testing (PT)
  • Ultrasonic testing (UT)
  • Visual testing (VT)

AREVA’s speciality in this regard is not only determining the cause of damage, but also working out a solution for the specific purpose, which, among other things, does not require any significant modifications to the product.

For more precise information for a specific or urgent case, please contact HEROS. A quotation for an inspection can be prepared at short notice.