Thursday, February 19, 2009

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
PIPE    
Upto 30mm OD 50mm long 300mm
31 - 200 mm OD 25mm long 250mm
> 200mm OD 20mm long 65mm
     
PLATES    
Upto 4mm THK 25x50mm 100x250mm
>4mm THK Upto 20mm THK 25x25mm 60x250mm
>20mm THK 25x25mm 60x300mm
     
BARS    
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
MAHARASHTRA, INDIA
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.

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