Quality Assurance & Materials Testing Lab

Nondestructive Examination

  • Liquid penetrant
  • Magnetic particle
  • Ultrasonic – Thickness, Shear Wave and Phased Array
  • Radiographic
  • Hydrostatic testing
  • Hardness – Vickers, Rockwell, Brinell
  • PMI – Positive Material Identification Equipment

Our specialized mechanical testing lab for determination of material properties is equipped to do the following:

Destructive Examination

  • Tensile Testing – Tinius Olsen 400,000 lb tensile and compression
  • Compression testing
  • Up to 400,000-lb. capacity
  • Hardness testing
  • Vickers microhardness
  • Rockwell hardness testing machine
  • Brinell hardness testing, microhardness
  • Charpy Impact Testing – 264 ft. lb. and 400 ft. lb.
  • Elevated temperature and sub-zero
  • Impact energy, shear, and lateral expansion
  • Determination of impact energy, shear area, and lateral expansion
  • Welding procedures and performance testing
  • Root, face, and side bends and tensiles per ASME IX, API 1104, AWS D1.1
  • Macro etching of welds
  • Determining depth of penetration and heat-affected zones
  • Laser tracker, coordinate-measuring machine

BendTec Inc.

366 Garfield Ave.
Duluth, Minnesota 55802

Tel: 218.722.0205
Fax: 218.722.6598

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