28 8.2018

UNEX laboratory successfully passes accreditation audit

The commercial success of each manufacturer stands on three basic requirements: ability to supply products at required quality, by agreed dates and at competitive prices.

The long-term high quality standard of our products is supervised, among others, by the UNEX test laboratory, which has recently successfully passed an audit by the accreditation company ČIA Brno and has received a certificate of qualification for accredited testing in accordance with the standard ČSN EN ISO/IEC 17025:2005. This international certificate attests that the UNEX test laboratory is capable of impartial and consistent performance of numerous chemical, mechanical and metallographic test at a level of quality that makes its test reports and certificates valid throughout the world.

The successful completion of the qualification assessment authorises the UNEX test laboratory to perform the following tests:

Chemical composition testing

  • Spectrometric determination of chemical composition of steel and cast iron
  • Determination of chemical composition by C and S combustion analysis

Mechanical testing

  • Tensile testing at room temperature
  • Impact bending testing at room and reduced temperature
  • Brinell hardness testing
  • Vickers hardness testing
  • Rockwell hardness testing

Metallographic assessment

  • Macroscopic and microscopic weld inspection
  • Grain size determination

By receiving the accreditation, we have confirmed the high quality of our laboratory and the services it offers, and we continue to be able to meet our business partners’ increasing requirements in areas such as declared quality of our offer of testing, continuous growth of the test laboratory quality system, continuous improvement of service quality, growing staff capabilities and better technical facilities.