Materials Lab


  • Accelerated aging
  • Fatigue, flexural and tensile tests in temperature-controlled environment
  • Microscopic analysis, precision weighing and density determination
  • Ultrasonic thickness measurement and composite bond testing
  • Temperature, moisture and humidity measurements


TypeModelKey parameters
Climate chamber with UV-lightMemmert ICH750LTemperature 0 60 C, Humidity 10 80% rh, UV wavelength 315 400 nm
Thickness gaugeOlympus 38DL plusThickness range 0,08 635,00 mm, resolution 0,001 mm
IR thermometerAmir 7814Temperature range -30–900°C, resolution 0,1°C, optical resolution D:S 60:1
Hardness testerBareiss HPE IIShore D, ASTM D2240
Moisture meterSovereign Quantum MarineMoisture in wood (1 25%) and composites (1 10%), resolution 0,1 , material thickness 10 25 mm
Bond testerOlympus BondMaster 600MPitch-catch mode 1..100kHz, defects 13mm and bigger, MIA mode 1..500kHz
Environment chamberInstron 3119-605Temperature range: -100–350°C
Dynamic and fatigue test systemInstron E10000Load capacity: 7 kN static, 10kN dynamic. Torque: 100Nm, range 5760. Dynamic frequency up to 100Hz.
Test systemInstron 5960Capacity 50 kN, speed 0,001 600 mm/min, tests per standard ASTM C297, ASTM D790, ASTM D2344, ISO 14125, ISO 14130 and ISO 178.
Dissecting microscopeMotic SMZ-140Trinocular, Magnification 10-40x, Working distance 80mm, 3MP camera.
Precision balanceSatorius Cubis 623Capacity 1,5 – 620,0 g, readability 1 mg.
Metallurgical microscopeBrunel SP400Magnification 50-800x, bright/dark field , polarizer, 5MP camera.


Fatigue testing

Dynamic and static fatigue tests at controlled temperatures (-100–350°C)
30 €/h

Microscopic analysis, precision weighing and density determination

30 €/h

Determination of gelcoat thickness, material hardness, humidity and defects

On-site at client’s location
30 €/h

Hygrothermal aging and durability in maritime climate environment

Prices are exclusive of VAT at 20%.
10 €/day



Experimental research, lab management
Chief Officer of SCC laboratories +372 511 8715