Switzerland: conference on fatigue tests
On September 18 - 19, 2014 a chief of VIAM laboratory, Candidate of Engineering sciences Vladimir Sergeevich Erasov took part in the 50-th conference on fatigue tests of materials and constructions, that was held in Switzerland. The famous Rumul company, that is the leading manufacturer of resonance fatigue testing machines was traditionally the initiator of the conference.
Before the conference starting, a managing director of Rumul company Jorg Berthold and Vladimir Erasov considered a complete set of one of resonance fatigue testing machines, which is planned to be installed at VIAM.
It is notable, that on September 17 Vladimir Erasov took negotiations with representatives of one more famous company Walter&Bai, Switzerland. In the frames of the conversation with a leader of the company Ralph Walter and a chief of “Melitek” Ltd testing machines department Vladimir Il’in the way of works on a development of unique testing equipment for Gelendjik Climatic Testing Center after the name of G.V. Akimov (GCTC) was considered.
General activity of Rumul Co. is a development and manufacture of resonance testing systems for dynamic tests of materials. For the present, one of the main tasks of the company is an improvement of quality and acceleration of tests carrying out with a minimal consumption of energy.
Walter&Bai is a recognized leader in production of high-quality systems for carrying out of physical-chemical tests of different materials. The company was founded in the year of 1971 and is a successor of the famous Alfred J. Amsler Schaffhausen Co.activity.