TEST EQUIPMENT FOR VIAM
Within the time period from April 27 to May 2, 2015, Alexey Lutsenko, head of the Testing Center of VIAM, Valery E. Egorin, deputy head of TC and Vladimir S. Yerasov, head of laboratory, conducted tested and checking of five testing machines produced by RUMUL and Walter + Bai AG. The works were carried out in Switzerland at the equipment manufacturers.
In frame of the visit, representatives of VIAM met with Ralf Walter, head of Walter + Bai AG, leading designers of the company and with I.E. Anchevskyi, general director of OJSC "Melitek" and V.V. Ilyin, head of testing equipment department of OJSC "Melitek".
In particular, the parties discussed the progress in production of a unique test bed for the branch of VIAM – G.V. Akimov Gelendzhik climatic testing center (GCTC) and outlined areas of the further cooperation.
Walter + Bai AG is a world leader in manufacturing high-quality systems for physical and mechanical tests of different materials. The company was founded in 1971, and was the successor of the well-known company named as Alfred J. Amsler Schaffhausen Co.
The main activity of RUMUL is development and production of high-frequency (resonance) test systems for dynamic testing of materials providing acceleration of tests and minimal energy consumption. In addition, RUMUL is upgrading all kinds of resonant testing machines with the help of TOPP system (tests with optimized power and precision). The upgraded test machines are equipped with modern computerized measurement and control system to expand their testing capabilities.