Analysis and testing

We put at your disposal a highly qualified human team, which added to the capabilities of our laboratory allows us to test, certify or validate materials, components, systems or products.

ITA’s laboratories are accredited by ENAC


Calibrations

To calibrate a measuring equipment in the laboratory, we compare it with other more precise equipment called a standard, to estimate its accuracy (error) and precision (uncertainty), or in other words, to determine its measurement performance.


Legal metrology

ITAINNOVA is a Control Body accredited by ENAC with accreditation No. 411/EI712 according to the criteria included in the NE-EN ISO/IEC 17020 Standard and in Article 58 of R.D. 244/2016, for the performance of State Metrological Control activities: in-service instrumentation phase.


Testing

Our laboratories are equipped with advanced and unique equipment for testing in most industrial sectors. We can perform the verification of materials, components and products through the different tests performed at the institute.


Analysis and simulations

ITAinnova’s simulation tools have as fundamental objectives the functional evaluation, durability and long term behavior of the different parts that compose a product.


Technical assistance

We advise on failure analysis of components or production systems, design of mechanical or electrical systems, electromagnetic compatibility problems, product certification or interpretation of standards, etc.


Laboratory equipment

MECHANICAL LABORATORY

Static Universal Testing Machines of 20Tm and 100 Tm Servosis
Universal Testing Machine 100 kN MTS with temperature control chamber
Zwick Universal 5 kN Testing Machine
Universal Torsional Machine up to 500 Nm
Instron bedplate with 2 linear cylinders of 50kN and one of 25kN, high precision and 1 dynamic rotary cylinder of 2000N-m and +-50º.
Servosis bed with 3 linear cylinders ranging between 20kN and 100kN
Charpy pendulum for metals up to 300J with cryogenic chamber for tests down to -80ºC.
Universal Brinell, Vickers and Rockwell hardness testers
Vickers microhardness tester
Portable Brinell hardness tester
Portable rebound hardness tester
Shöre A, Shöre D and IRHD-micro hardness testers for plastics and elastomers
Vicat
MGCPLUS and SPIDER acquisition equipment
Force, pressure, displacement, etc. sensors…
Elevator testing and verification towers

CHEMICAL LABORATORY

Microwave oven, precision cutters, automatic laminators,
Hot mounting press, grinding and polishing equipment, …
Ultrasonic and magnetic induction thickness gauges
Pycnometer, glossmeter, colorimeter, König-Persoz hardness tester, durometer rod, Taber abrasion tester, variable height impact tester, mandrels,…
Automatic C and S analyzer
Graphite furnace atomic absorption atomic absorption spectrometer (GFAAS)
Plasma Atomic Emission Spectrometers (ICP-OES ) and Spark
Infrared FTIR spectrometer with UATR accessory
Differential Scanning Calorimeter (DSC)
Inverted optical microscopes with attached digital camera and image analysis software
Macrography equipment: loupes, illuminators, digital cameras, etc.

CLIMATE LABORATORY

Temperature and humidity chambers with different working ranges and dimensions (Tª from -70ºC to +180ºC and RH from 5% to 95%).
Salt fog chambers
Cyclic corrosion chamber
SUNTEST XXL+ climatic chamber with xenon-arc light aging
Walk-in climatic chamber (21000 liters capacity)
Muffle ovens and stoves with different temperature ranges and capacities (up to 400 ºC and 1400ºC)
Inspection equipment (stands, magnifying glasses, illumination devices, cameras, etc.)
Image analysis software
Humidity and temperature probes and recorders

ELECTRICAL LABORATORY

Semi-anechoic chamber (10 m): one of the few facilities of its kind in Spain and Europe, with approximate dimensions of 18 x 9 x 7 m . Additional equipment includes:
Radio frequency amplifiers from 9 kHz to 6 GHz
Dynamometer system for full vehicle operation in testing of
EMC
Electromagnetic field generation antennas from 9 kHz up to 18 GHz
Semi-anechoic chamber (3 m)
EMI receiver from 20 Hz to 26 GHz
LISN single-phase, three-phase and automotive LISN
Periodic bilog and horn antennas for electromagnetic field measurement from 9 kHz to 18 GHz
Radio frequency amplifiers up to 4.2 GHz
Signal generators up to 20 GHz
Radioelectric disturbance generators: TER/R, shock waves, voltage variations and interruptions, etc.
Broadband probes for radio spectrum measurement
Climatic chambers
Thermography camera
Impact testers for determination of impact resistance (IK grades)
Installation for determination of water and dust resistance (IP rating)
Chambers for the determination of fire resistance (flammability index)
Dielectric strength, leakage current, insulation resistance, grounding continuity and earth continuity meters

CALIBRATION LABORATORY

Three-coordinate measuring device
Profile projector
Horizontal coordinate measuring device
Roughness meter – profilometer
Block comparator
Ultrasonic Thickness Gauge
Accuracy level
Set of longitudinal pattern blocks
Angle pattern block set
Pattern ring set
Mass comparators with different working ranges (from 1 mg to 500 kg)
Class E2, F1, F2 and M1 standard masses for calibration of mass standards in the laboratory.
Class F1, F2 and M1 standard weights for on-site calibration of Non-Automatic Weighing Instruments (IPFNA) up to 60 t
Momentum generator bank
Moment transducers
Force transducers
Measuring bridge
Set of Brinell hardness standard plates
Rockwell A, B, and C hardness standard plate set
Vickers Hardness Standard Plate Set
Standard hardness tester for Shore A and D hardness measurement
Deadweight scale, piston-cylinder assembly and set of calibrating masses
Hydraulic pressure controller
Hydraulic digital pressure gauge
Pneumatic pressure controllers
Digital pneumatic pressure gauges
Zener Reference-Pattern 1.018 V and 10 V
Resistance standard 1 W and 10 kW
Reference Multimeter 8 ½ digits 1000 Vdc/ac, 20 Acc/ac, 20 GW
Multifunction calibrator 7 ½ digits 1000 Vdc/ac, 2.2 Acc/ac, 100 MW
Resistor Decade Boxes from 0.01 W to 1 TW
Calibrator for Pt-100 and Thermocouples K,J,T,B,R,S,N,E
B.T. Tester Calibrator.
Calibrator for Mechanically Driven Timers
AC precision resistor bridge (± 0.25 mK)
Platinum Resistance Thermometers standard (25, 5W) and semi standard (100 W)
Thermostatic Baths, range -40 to 250 ºC
Portable dry-block ovens, range -40 to 1200 ºC
R/S standard and semi-pattern thermocouples K and N
30-channel portable precision thermometer/recorder (Pt-100 and Thermocouples)
Hygrometer dew point standard, range -95 to 95 ºCpr
Standard climatic chamber, range from 10 to 98 %hr and from 0 to 70 ºC.
Portable precision thermohygrometer, range from 5 to 100 %hr, from -40 to 80 ºC and -40 to 70 ºCpr
Water triple point cell (0.01 ºC)
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