VIAM SPECIALISTS PARTICIPATED IN THE TestXpo FORUM
On October 13-16, 2014, Vladimir Erasov, Sergey Skripachov, Nikolay Yakovlev and Artyom Gulyaev, representatives of All-Russian Scientific-Research Institute of Aviation Materials (VIAM) have participated in the XXII International Forum for material tests TestXpo, that took place in Ulm (Germany). The event was organized by the Zwick/Roell group (Germany) – the leading manufacturer of the physical and mechanical testing equipment for different kind of materials.
The Russian section of the forum was opened by the CEO of Zwick/Roell Group Jan Stefan Roell. He has reported that the section is the second largest at the TestXpo. “More than 650 delegates are participating in the forum and 62 of them are Russian speaking specialists. This is a very good sign” Mr. Roell has highlighted.
In the frames of the section, there were the reports made by Vladimir Erasov (“Deformation, stress and time during the tension tests”), head of the Zwick/Roell representative office in CIS countries Jorg Gastrok and also by specialists of the Scientific-Research Institute of Mechanics of the Lobachevsky State University of Nizhniy Novgorod and the Energetics Problems Research center of Kazan scientific center of RAS (Academenergo).
During the forum, the VIAM representatives have visited the testing equipment exhibition and familiarized themselves with the latest trends and solutions in the field of various materials testing and enhancing their quality for applications in industry.
Also, several meetings and negotiations were held in frames of the event. In particular ,Vladimir Erasov and Nikolay Yakovlev have discussed the matters of design and equipping a special bench for testing of a wide range of materials with Roland Eisenlauer, Chief Designer (Zwick/Roell) and Jorg Gastrok. Besides of that, supply of news microscopes for fractographic researches of materials was discussed with specialists of Olimpus.