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Profile and surface anaylsis following a failure

Area of expertise

Metrology - calibration

A metrology laboratory to control your faulty mechanical parts or devices


• you want to get expert advice for a complex surface or dimensional analysis
• you want to qualify and quantify defects or dimensions with unquestionable measures


Resources and skills in our three laboratories in Nantes, Saint-Etienne and Senlis are at your disposal for characterizing your parts:
• metrology on a 3D measuring machine, profilometer, roughness measuring instrument, topography, photogrammetry, surface state, 3D...
• submission of a detailed report


• our metrology experts guarantee the method used and best-time results. They will give you access to our Cetim experts network and have you save time in analyzing failure causes
• our laboratories established many industrial partnerships which ensure you an optimum responsivity

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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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Parts and components

The failure of one part or component will lead to downtime for your company.
Cetim will help you to analyse the causes of failure, recommend corrective and preventive actions so that you can resume production as soon as possible.

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