Testing laboratory for fastening technology

Bossard Quality and Test Laboratories

Proven expertise around the globe

The wide range of tests include:

  • Tensile and proof load testing
  • Drive and torsional strength testing
  • Hardness measurement
  • Measurement of coating thickness
  • Environment simulation test (corrosion test)
  • Chemical analysis
  • Pull-out tests on assembled fastening elements  
  • Vibration test to assess securing elements
  • Dynamic measurements of thread forming torque, stripping torque and breaking torque
  • Determination of the optimum tightening torque
  • Measurement of the resulting preload
  • Relaxation measurements on fastened joints
  • Friction coefficient tests

 

The benefit of these tests are clear:

  • The latest fastening technology
  • Shorter development times
  • Reliable and well-documented basis for decision-making
  • Competitive products  

 

Bossard's ten accredited test laboratories in Europe, America and Asia, along with their cutting-edge measuring and testing equipment, ensure reliable quality assurance and flawless production quality. Download brochure for further details.

 

Tensile test

 

 

      

Universal tensile test

 

 

     

Hardness test 

 

 

     

Micro hardness testing

 

 

     

Measurement of coating thickness

 

 

 

Environment simulation test

 

 

     

Chemical analysis

 

 

  

Vibration test

 

 

Fastener assembly testing

 

 

  

Friction coefficient test

 

 

     

Multisensor measuring device

 

 

  

design-analysis-microscope

Design analysis / Microscope

 

 

 
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