Thursday, February 19, 2009

Service Offering of TCR in India

Founded in 1973, TCR Engineering Services, is an ISO 17025 accredited independent Material Testing Laboratory, Third Party Inspection and Quality Assurance Company located in India. Currently a market leader in India, based in Navi Mumbai, TCR has a strong Middle Eastern presence with offices and laboratories in Kuwait and Dammam, Saudi Arabia. The company also has representative offices in Malaysia, Nigeria and Washington DC, USA.

The service offering of TCR now includes:

Physical Testing

Chemical Analysis


· Tensile Test

· Tensile Test at Elevated Temp (up to 850° C)

· Hardness Test

· Impact Test (up to -196° C)

· Bend/Rebend Test

· Flattening / Flaring Test

· Hydraulic Test

· Spectrometer Test

· Optical Emission

· Atomic Absorption

· Glow Discharge

· Complete Wet Chemistry

· RoHS Compliance

· HIC Test

· SSCC Test

· IGC Practice A, B, C, D and E

· Pitting Corrosion

· Salt Spray

· Chloride Corrosion ASTMG36

· Ammonia Vapor

Engineering Consulting

Inspection in India

NDT Services

· Failure Analysis

· Fitness for Service

· Remaining Life Assessment

· Welder Qualification

· Reverse Engineering

· 2D to 3D conversion

· Engineering Research

· Third party Inspection

· Factory Audits

· Raw Material Inspection

· Dimension & Quality Audit

· In-Production Check

· Random Inspection

· Loading Supervision

· NDT Training

· Positive Material Identification (PMI)

· In-situ Metallography

· Ultrasonic Testing

· Magnetic Particle

· Dye Penetrant

Over 2000+ customers worldwide use TCR´s services to dramatically improve and certify their products, validate material quality, ensure innovation in the marketplace, and to achieve significant competitive advantages. As a result, these companies are bringing the right products to market, at the right time, at the right cost.

TCR in India is the back-end material and metallurgical testing house for a number of global companies including Halliburton, Chevron, NDT-CCS, Weatherford, Schlumberger, Caterpillar, Enerflex, Elliott, Sinopec, Tata Motors, GM, Reliance, EIL, L&T, and others. TCR gets samples to its lab in Navi Mumbai, India from customers all over the world.

TCR Engineering Services undertakes material testing as per international standards and specifications as defined by ASTM, NACE, DIN, AWS, API, BIS, IS and others. Testing can also be done as per client-supplied specifications. TCR´s objective is to provide a quality service at a reasonable price. The multi-disciplinary certified and experienced personnel team of professionals at TCR includes: metallurgical, mechanical, electrical, and chemical engineers; materials scientists; chemists; physicists, corrosion scientists, ASNT Level III consultants and ASNT Level II technicians, AWS/CSWIP welding inspectors, BGas paint inspectors as well as API and NACE certified inspectors and computer scientists who have the qualifications, the education and the experience to meet rigorous standards in the testing field.

TCR Engineering Services material testing laboratory in Mumbai, India is a Bureau of Indian Standards and NABL accredited laboratory. NABL provides laboratory accreditation services to laboratories that are performing tests / calibrations in accordance with ISO 17025.

Sample Size Requirement for Material Testing

At TCR we recommend customers send us the following size sample materials for testing purposes.

Chemical Analysis Mechanical Testing
Upto 30mm OD 50mm long 300mm
31 - 200 mm OD 25mm long 250mm
> 200mm OD 20mm long 65mm
Upto 4mm THK 25x50mm 100x250mm
>4mm THK Upto 20mm THK 25x25mm 60x250mm
>20mm THK 25x25mm 60x300mm
Upto 10mm Dia 50mm long 200mm
10 – 200mm 25mm long 200mm
>200mm 10mm long 25mm Disc

Mechanical Test will include Tensile, Hardness etc for bars and plate and Tensile, Hardness, Flattening etc for pipes. Please add extra sample if other tests like Impact, IGC etc are also needed. It will be best always to inform us which tests you need and give size of your material and relevant specification number and we will inform you the size we need.  

You can send your samples to:
TCR Engineering Services Pvt. Ltd.
Attn: Sample Receipt
Plot No. EL–182, MIDC–TTC, Electronic Zone,
Behind NELCO, Mhape, NAVI MUMBAI–400 710
Tel: 27612324, 27631508, 27610921–22–23
Tel: 32936355, 65160805, 65168100
Tel: +91–(22)–65168200     Fax: +91–(22)–27612044

Do include a cover letter with your samples outlining the test required while sending it to our lab along with your purchase order for this test.

Please mention the following on the shipping document "Materials with no commercial value. Materials being sent for mechanical/chemical analysis and testing purposes only." You can send samples using DHL, UPS, Fedex or any local courier company. In rare circumstances, a small and nominal customs duty may be applied. If TCR pays this duty, we will apply the actual amount to your invoice.

Friday, February 13, 2009

Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Sandstorm - Dammam - 11th Feb-09

All Employees of TCR Arabia are safe and well looked after.