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Wear, abrasion, friction of metallic parts

Area of expertise

Metallic materials

Understand and characterise wear and friction phenomena


YOUR EXPECTATIONS
  • You would like to understand a deterioration phenomenon of the surface of your parts
  • You would like to improve wear resistance, optimise a coating or surface treatment
  • You would like to obtain better lubrication
  • You would like to solve problems of seizing, cavitation, abrasion, etc.
  • You would like to design a product that takes into consideration the problems of tribology
  • You are seeking reliable analysis and characterisation methods
OUR SOLUTIONS
  • A team of tribologists specialised in the area of characterisation of wear and friction phenomena.
  • A laboratory dedicated to the science of friction: tribology
  • Characterisation benches reproducing wear and friction phenomena.
  • Surface treatment measurement and analysis equipment: depth and properties of a surface treatment, coating thickness.
YOUR BENEFITS
  • Recognised expertise in tribology
  • Customised support in the design of your products
  • Access to efficient tests and simulation equipment
  • Tailored and responsive service providing you with a dedicated laboratory
  • Access to the multidisciplinary skills of metallurgical teams to optimise your products
  • Expertise pertaining to the whole of the usual metal processing (machining-bar turning, metallic additive manufacturing, rolling, forging, etc.).
  • An independent laboratory and a major player in the aerospace, automobile, medical and energy sectors.

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 En confiant votre expertise au Cetim, centre technique indépendant et neutre, vous êtes assuré d'une approche objective, compétente et factuelle.
Nos équipes dédiées pratiquent l'analyse des défaillance au quotidien et s'engagent sur des diagnostics.
Savoir pourquoi est notre coeur de métier.
Savoir quoi faire est notre atout, pour que vous tiriez de cet événement une nouvelle force de compétitivité !
Le Cetim est leader français en analyse de défaillances mécaniques, enrichi de sont expérience de 30 ans, de 1000 nouveaux cas traités par an dans tous les domaines de la mécanique.

 

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Our references

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( O5 Marine)

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( Lloyd’s Register)

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( Groupe PSA)

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( TechnipFMC - Flexi France)

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( Desoutter Industrial Tools)

Tailored inspection for high-quality magnets

( Euromag)

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( DPIA Colaert)

Well-qualified medical prostheses

( Oneortho Medical)

International training in tribology

( Wärtsilä)

Comprehensive training in materials

( Milton Roy Europe)

On the way to a noise-free car interior

( Groupe PSA)

Materials

Cetim has an in-depth knowledge of metallic, composite and elastomer materials and their associated processes. This is why Cetim is the French specialist in material analysis and undertakes to provide you with the necessary information to help you solve any problem, from the most basic to the most complex ones promptly.

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