Materials Analysis Laboratories

Worthington, Ohio, USA, Materials Analysis Laboratory

 

Hyperion Materials & Technologies' materials analysis laboratory in Worthington, Ohio (USA) provides cutting-edge material characterization and analysis in diamond and polycrystalline diamond (PCD), cubic boron nitride (CBN) and polycrystalline CBN (PCBN), and related materials. Here we solve materials development challenges and meet our customers' analytical needs.

 

Key competences in this laboratory include:

  • Advanced particle characterization
  • Chemical analysis
  • Physical characterization
  • Thermal analysis
  • High resolution microscopy.

 

Our laboratort is capable of conducting a variety of analytical techniques to specific competencies. Techniques include:

 

Particle characterization

  • Light scattering
  • Photo centrifugal method
  • Electrical sensing zone method
  • Shape analysis.

 

Chemical analysis

  • X-ray diffraction (XRD)
  • X-ray fluorescence (XRF)
  • Vibrational spectroscopy (FTIR)
  • Electron probe microanalysis
  • Elemental analysis (N, C, and O analysis)
  • Inductively coupled plasma (ICP) emission spectroscopy
  • Raman spectroscopy.

 

Physical characterization

  • Density
  • Color
  • Hardness
  • Magnetic saturation and coercivity
  • Barkkhausen noise
  • Porosimetry
  • Surface area
  • Ion chromatography
  • Metallography (including ion polishing)
  • Universal mechanical testing
  • Thermal analysis
  • Thermo mechanical analysis
  • Differential thermal analysis
  • Thermal gravimetric analysis.

 

Microscopy

  • Image analysis
  • Optical microscopy
  • Scanning probe microscopy
  • Scanning electron microscopy.

 

Barcelona, Spain Materials Analysis Laboratory

 

Our state-of-the-art materials analysis laboratory in Barcelona provides leading material characterization and analysis on cemented carbide (also known as solid carbide or tungsten carbide (WC)) and cermet materials.

 

The key competencies in this center include:

  • Milling, blending, and sintering
  • Chemical analysis
  • Physical characterization
  • Mechanical and wear testing
  • Thermal analysis
  • Microscopy.

 

The laboratory is capable of conducting a variety of analytical techniques to specific competencies.

These techniques include:

  • Milling, blending, and sintering
  • Ball milling
  • Deagglomerate mill
  • Mixing and crushing
  • Acoustic mixing
  • Powder density and hall flow
  • Viscocity measurement
  • Vacuum furnace
  • Sintering furnace
  • Induction furnace.

 

Chemical analysis

  • X-ray fluorescence (XRF)
  • Elemental analysis (N, C, and O analysis)
  • Corrosion.

 

Physical characterization

  • Density
  • Hardness
  • Magnetic saturation and coercivity
  • Porosimetry
  • Green strength
  • Moisture analyzer
  • Permeability
  • Non-destructive testing.

 

Mechanical and wear testing

  • Mayes mechanical test rig
  • Fricitional wear tester
  • Wear tester
  • Thermal resistivity.

 

Thermal analysis

  • Thermo mechanical analysis
  • Differential thermal analysis
  • Thermal gravimetric analysis.

 

Microscopy

  • Image analysis
  • Optical microscopy
  • Scanning electron microscopy.

 

Contact Hyperion for your materials analysis needs.