Test machines for VIAM
Konstantin K. Khvatskiy and Alexander E. Solovyov, representatives of VIAM, visited F?rstenfeld (Austria), where they carried out acceptance of ten test machines Kappa 50 LA produced by Zwick/Roell (Germany).
Gastrok J?rg, head of the representative office of Zwick/Roell in Russia and CIS countries, Lukas Unger, sales manager of Kappa-type test machines and S.A. Kuteynikov, service engineer of Zwick Trading-M took part in the acceptance of the equipment from the site of producer.
As Konstantin Khvatskiy reported, «these machines are intended for rupture and creep strength tests at temperatures up to 1200°С and loadings up to 50 kN».
Let us note that modernization and re-equipment of the VIAM test base is one of the strategic directions of development of the institute.
More than 150 years Zwick/Roell produces equipment for tests of materials and finished articles. The company is a leading world supplier of equipment for static tests and systems for determination of fatigue strength offering different versions both for research and development and in the field of quality control in more than 20 branches of industry. Production complexes of the company are in Germany (Ulm, Radeberg, Bickenbach), Great Britain (Stourbridge) and Austria (F?rstenfeld). Branch offices of the company are located in France, Great Britain, Spain, the USA, Brazil, Turkey, Singapore and China.