Automatic system for measuring residual stresses
by the hole-drilling strain gage method
HBM – Our Technology Partner
From June 2008 the two companies SINT Technology and HBM have established a new partnership concerning the sale of the automatic system for measuring residual stresses MTS3000 – Restan.
HBM is a global market leader in weighing technologies, tests and measurements, with over 50 years of know-how in strain-gage and measurement technology.
HBM’s sales network operates in 27 subsidiaries and sales offices all over Europe, the Americas and Asia with approximately 1,500 employees. Moreover the Company is represented in more then 40 countries worldwide providing fast technical support all around the world.
EPCO was established in 1999 and it is the agent for some international-advanced test technologies and products in China, such as X-ray and blind-hole residual stress tester.
Many Chinese research institutes, universities and testing organizations are EPCO’s customers. EPCO has doctors and masters with overseas education background, and rich experiences in engineering and mechanical fields.
There are branch offices in Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou.
University of Pisa – DIMNP (Mechanics of materials and experimental mechanics Department)
In collaboration and with the sponsorship of national and international industries and research agencies, the Department has been involved in several researches on the mechanical behaviour of materials, components and mechanical structures.
The laboratory is equipped for performing standard static and loading variable tests.