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Support for selecting materials for pressure equipment

Area of expertise

Dimensioning - Simulation

dimensionnement des équipement sous pression

Use Cetim skills to take immediately the right decision


• quickly choose and use a material for pressure equipment manufacturing
• comply with current construction codes and standards, in particular the DESP 97/23/CE European regulation
• simplify the use of the chosen material for manufacturing pressure equipment designed for different service conditions


In compliance with current regulations:
• according to your specifications constraints, Cetim helps you identify the best fitted material
• you get expert advice to know the impact of your manufacturing processes on the mechanical properties of the selected material
• you receive European certifications for materials according to DESP (Cetim is a certified organization for this activity)


• As a neutral and independent technical center, Cetim has contributed for many years in standardization committees and guarantees you a high level expert service
• With Cetim, you benefit from a multidisciplinary approach, with, in addition to the material selection service: advanced testing and characterization means to guarantee the properties of the chosen material and a comprehensive knowledge of manufacturing processes for pressure equipment

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Support to pressure equipment design

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Compliance of pressure equipment with manufacturing standards and codes

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Innovative and differentiative production technologies

Your processes become a real competitive asset


Our references

Partnership in frangibility expertise

( Secomoc)

Validating the frangibility of stainless steel tanks

( Ryssen Alcools)

Simulating pressure tanks with Castor

( Ecovrac)

Materials Characterization

Les matériaux sont un enjeu primordial dans la conception de vos produits:
Lesquels choisir, selon quels critères, métalliques, composites, élastomères?
Comment les assembler ? Quels procédés de fabrication? Quels traitements leur appliquer ?
Autant de questions auxquelles les experts du Cetim vous apportent des réponses pratiques et argumentées, en les complétant si vous le souhaitez de prestations d'aide à la conception pouvant vous faire gagner un temps précieux dans la mise sur le marché de vos produits.

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