Laboratory

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Bolts, tubes, pipes, weldments, fan blades, biomass, solid fuels, corrosion, fatigue, ash, heating value, pH, oil, water, solid deposits, failure analysis and many other topics are at home at the Mitsubishi Power Europe Laboratory. Our experts in material science and chemical analysis make use of the most up-to-date equipment to examine and analyze metallic components, fuels and water solutions and provide essential insight for our clients. The core competences of our accredited Laboratory (DIN EN/IEC 17025:2005) are

Material Science
Chemical Analysis
Failure Analysis


 

Main expertise and services

I. Material Science

General issues and tasks related to materials of power and environmental engineering components or with general mechanical engineering

This field comprises the following services:

  • Deadlines (Delivery on Schedule)
  • remaining life analyses
  • production monitoring
  • qualification of production processes
  • specific material investigations for new technologies
  • research and development activities
  • consulting services
  • Life time assessment related to corrosive or high temperature environments
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II. Chemical Analysis

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This field comprises the following services:

  • chemical and physical properties of solid and liquid fuels including particle size determination, grindability, ignition point, heating value, melting characteristics of
  • ashes, trace element determination and viscosity
  • environmental and process analyses of such as ashes, slags, deposits,
  • corrosion products, limestone, gypsum, slurries and eluates
  • examination and analyses of system waters or aqueous solutions
  • analyses of metals via OES and corrosion tests in high temperature water or controlled environments


 

III. Failure Analysis

Failure ananlysis services consist of the investigation of damaged metallic components with focus in identifying the root cause for a failure.

  • Investigation of damaged metallic components
  • Evaluation of findings and evaluation of possible root causes
  • Supporting legal cases by consulting services
  • Exchange with other experts in working groups or technical associations
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  • Metallography
  • Light Microscopy
  • Hardness Testing
  • Scanning Electron Microscopy
  • Optical Emission Spectrometry
  • Static autoclave set-up for corrosion test in high temperature water
  • X-Ray Fluorescence Analysis
  • Fuel and Ash Analysis – Oil, Coal, Biomass, secondary fuels
  • Scanning Electron Microscopy
  • System waters or aqueous solutions


 

You would like to learn more about our competences and references? Contact our specialists:

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Dr. Fabian 
Unterumsberger
Head of Laboratory
North & West Europe

Mobil: +49 203 8038-3102
[email protected]

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Dietrich Bernds
Material Laboratory

Mobil: +49 203 8038-3395
[email protected]

 


 

The Mitsubishi Power Europe Laboratory – LA is an accredited Laboratory according to DIN EN/IEC 17025:2005. The accreditation certificates can be found here.