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Composite Test & Evaluation Services

Facilities & Equipment

CTE Ltd has a modern fully equipped facility that is capable of manufacturing, conditioning and testing your materials. Some of the equipment available is as follows:

    • Instron 250kN Instron 5985 Test machine running the latest “Bluehill 3” software and Instron 3119 environmental chamber
    • Strain Gauge Testing Equipment
    • Weiss Gallenkamp Humidity Cabinet
    • STTECH Custom Built CNC Controlled Composite Plate Saw for accurate and repeatable machining of test specimens
      • CTE acts as a consultant and agent for STTECH for these specialist composite plate saws
        • STTECH have recently supplied a Composite Plate Saw to AgustaWestland and are currently in discussions with a number of other composite companies with the view to providing them with this type of machine.
        • These machines are very capable and if you have a requirement for machining of flat laminates they can offer you an improvement in quality of your specimen machining and significant cost savings
        • If you would like more information or a demonstration of the machines capabilities please free to contact us
    • Large throat band saw
    • 400mm Diameter polishing / linishing wheel
    • Furnace and Oven
    • 25 Ton Heated Platen Lab Press
    • Analytical Balance
    • Leica Microscope and Camera
    • Clean Room
    • Fibre volume analysis equipment
    • Plus much more