Destructive testing

Institut de Soudure Industrie has established high performance destructive testing facilities in France and abroad in order to satisfy your needs for the characterisation of materials and assemblies. These facilities enable to perform mechanical testing (tensile, bending, folding, resilience tests), chemical analyses and metallographic testing.

These facilities have been designed to meet the companies requirements for schedule, quality and productivity as well.

Their missions

Characterisation and certification of materials

Qualification of welding operating processes

Qualification of welders

Production of test coupons

Acceptance of prototypes

Means

Materials test laboratory  - Villepinte (PEM) : Inaugurated in 2008 at Villepinte, it boasts a floor space of 800 m². Certified by Cofrac, it undertakes mechanical, chemical and metallographic characterisation tests of materials and assemblies.

Port-de-Bouc Laboratory (Bouches-du-Rhône) : This Cofrac certified laboratory is dedicated to mechanical and metallographic tests.

Corbas Laboratory (Rhône-Alpes) : This Cofrac certified laboratory is dedicated to mechanical and metallographic tests.

Corrosion laboratory - Bangkok (Thailand) : Inaugurated in 2001 and attached to IS Industrie (Thailand), this latest generation platform enables to perform resistance testing to Hydrogen-Initiated Cracking (HIC) and to Sulphide Stress Cracking (SSC) in H2S environments.