Laboratory service

Testing of transport vehicle elements

We provide testing, certification, product development and engineering services for the transport sector.

For this purpose, we have a network of multi-disciplinary laboratories.

Tested Products

  • Rolling stock
  • Bogies
  • Springs
  • Axles
  • Building hardware
  • Seats
  • Floors and ceilings
  • Windows and enclosures
  • Panels
  • Access, escape and automatic doors, etc.
  • Loads on vehicle bodies and components
  • Floor panels and plywood
  • Glass elements.
  • WC modules.
  • Electronic components.
  • Driving consoles and desks, external front and end carriages, cowlings.

Materials Assessed

  • Metal materials (steels, castings, aluminium alloys, copper, nickel, titanium, etc.)
  • Plastics and composites
  • Paints and coatings
  • Adhesives and sealants
  • Welding
  • Ceramic materials
  • Glass
  • Plywood panels, etc.

Type of Tests

  • Mechanical and durability in use tests
  • Chemical analysis
  • Reaction and resistance to fire tests
  • Metallographic analysis, microanalysis and electron microscopy
  • Vibration tests
  • Acoustic tests
  • Optical characterisation
  • Thermal-environmental tests:Environmental ageing and corrosion.
  • Electrical and EMC tests
  • Analysis and diagnosis of “non-conformities”.
  • Inverse engineering.
  • Review and design of product and process specifications.
  • Failure analysis and prevention (RCA).
  • Selection of materials
  • Predictive maintenance.
  • Capturing geometric reality.
  • 3D digitalisation
  • Electrical Tests

Aimed at:

  • Manufacturers of components (furniture, panels, doors, wheels, windows, partitions, hardware, electronic equipment, etc.) for the automotive, aeronautical and railway sectors.

Accreditations and Recognition

-	Acreditación ENAC ILAC para el sector materiales según ISO 17025 con nº expediente 4/LE063,
Laboratory certified in ISO 9001 and ISO 17025 (ENAC certification No. 4/LE063)
AIRBUS authorized Laboratory for Surface Treatment
AIRBUS authorised Laboratory for surface treatments
Laboratorio autorizado por la ESA (Agencia Espacial Europea) para “SMT Microsectioning” según ECSS-ST-Q-70-38
European Space Agency (ESA) authorised laboratory
NADCAP MTL accreditation for Materials Testing
Nadcap accreditation for chemical processes
NADCAP MTL accreditation for Materials Testing
Nadcap accreditation for material testing