Composite Testing Milestones

2020

  • Development of a LOX test rig for rocket fuel tanks made of CFRP
  • Successful acquisition of further research projects in cooperation with universities and research institutes
  • Start of membership in Composites United

2019

  • Successful acquisition of a ZIM research project
  • Transfer of the accreditation DIN EN ISO/IEC 17025:2005 to DIN EN ISO/IEC 17025:2018
  • Participation in worldwide research projects

2018

  • Accreditation according to DIN EN ISO/IEC 17025:2005
  • Transition of DIN SPEC 4885 into DIN EN ISO 20337
  • Relaunch of the website
  • Beginning of DIN membership

2017

  • Expansion of testing services with thermoanalytical tests
  • Commissioning of the analytical laboratory
  • Development of material cards for simulations

2016

  • In-house trainings and seminars
  • Implementation of a quality management system
  • Individual on-site trainings

2015

  • Implementation of service strength tests (fatigue tests) and scale-reduced component tests
  • Testing for aerospace industry and wind energy industry
  • Acquisition of online process control US-Plus®

2014

  • Expansion of product portfolio of specialised composites test fixtures and test systems
  • DIN Price for Innovation award 2014
  • Price for Innovation Berlin-Brandenburg award 2014

2013

  • Set-up of a specialised material laboratory for testing fiber reinforced plastics and composites
  • Service strength testing
  • Standardisation of shear tests by use of a shear frame as DIN SPEC 4885

2012

  • Development of first shear frame testing system GZ S-80
  • First patent application
  • Testing for automotive industry

2011

  • Company foundation as a spin-off of the Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing (BAM)
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