Electrochemical Methods

Standard direct and alternating current corrosion measuring cells, e.g.

    • Potentiodynamic / static polarisation
    • Galvanodynamic / static polarisation
    • Corrosion potential measurements
    • Impedance spectroscopy

Rotating electrode Avesta cells 

    • Critical pitting and crevice potentials
    • Crevice-free corrosion measurements
    • Contact corrosion (galvanic corrosion)

Degradation test bed with hydrogen determination

    •   For testing Mg

Intergranular corrosion testing and exfoliation corrosion testing

    • DIN EN ISO 11846
    • ASTM G110
    • ASTM G34 (EXCO)


Climate Chamber


    • new VDA 233-102 - Cyclic Corrosion Test
      • Sub-freezing point tests possible


Binder KMF 720

High temperature

Thermogravimetric-Differential thermal analysis/DSC

    •  Linseis STA PT1750

X-ray diffractometer with high temperature chamber up to 900°C

    • PANalytical Imperial

Precision semi-micro balance

    • Satorius

Stress Corrosion Cracking

Slow tensile testing machine with integrated medium container

    •  Kappa 100DS, Messphysik Materials Testing GmbH

Constant load testing

    • Load frames for flat and round tensile test specimens
    • Integration of frames in climate chamber possible

X-ray diffractometer

X-ray diffractometer

    • PANalytical Imperial
    • High temperature chamber up to 900°C

Other analytics

Hydrogen determinator

    • LECO RH404

Hydrogen loading

    • from the gas phase

Hydrogen Permeation

    • Devanathan-Stachurski Cell
Electrolyte Analysis
    • Inductivly coupled plasma mass spectroscopy (PerkinElmer NexION 2000B)
    • Contact Angle Measurement (Kruess DSA30)