You spend so much time and effort with product design and development. Then you test it and it fails through the bolts and fasteners that you used. Why are there so many different types and grades of fasteners, bolts, washers, nuts? Which one would work best with your design? Questions that we can help answer. We have vast experience with fastener grades and specifications and have been conducting fastener testing and consulting for over a decade at ATRONA. Our experience in this field expands to a combined 40 years or more. Let us help you with your fastener testing and consulting needs.
BRUCE MEADE: Our Senior Metallurgical Engineer and fastener expert can help you with your fastener questions and testing requirements. Bruce not only supervises all fastener testing at ATRONA but he also performs various failure analyses and conducts training on the subject. If you are in need of metallurgical advice on selecting the best fastener for your application or in need of a test to prove your design we can help.
TESTING: ATRONA perform many different types of fastener testing including:
We perform many different types of fastener testing including failure analysis, tensile testing, proof load testing, hardness, microstructure, thread analysis, grain flow analysis, shear testing, case depth analysis, surface discontinuities, and much more.
TYPICAL TEST STANDARDS INCLUDE:
- ASTM F606
- ASTM F788
- ASTM F2328
- ASTM A574
- SAE J429
- ISO 898-1 & -2