Frequently asked questions

If you're unable to find what you're looking for here or in the Data Sheets in our Services section, feel free to contact us with your query via the Contacts page on our website or by emailing us at info@nhtc.ie

We're based in our purpose-built factory in Thomastown, Naas Co. Kildare.

(Located just off the M7 motorway)

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At the National Heat Treatment Centre, we offer a wide range of Heat Treatment Services, Advice and Testing. We're always striving to provide an excellent service to our customers. Some of our most popular services are listed below. Further details can be found in our Services section.

If you're unable to find what you're looking for here, in our Services section or in the Data Sheets section, feel free to contact us with your query via the Contacts page on our website or by emailing us at info@nhtc.ie

Tensile Testing

  • Tensometer
  • Yield Strength
  • Tensile Strength
  • Elongation
6500/ Test

€50 - Fixed Setup

Machining of tensile test samples (if required) - €70 per Hour

 

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Charpy Impact Test

  • Impact Test
  • Impact Loading
  • Joules to Fracture
  • Embrittlement
2500/ Test

€50 - Fixed Setup

Machining of tensile test samples (if required) - €70 per Hour

 

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Metallography

  • Microstructure Inspection
  • Grain Size Determination
  • Case Depth Measurement
  • Microstructure Photography
2500/ Image

€50 - Fixed Setup

€50 - Fixed Mounting

Presentation of written report - €85

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Failure Analysis

  • Visual Inspection
  • Chemical Analysis
  • Metallography
  • Fractography
poa case-by-case

Typical minimum cost of investigation - €2,500

Includes a written final Report

 

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Chemical Analysis

  • Optical Emission Spectrometer (OES)
  • Grey Cast Iron Specific Test
  • Chemical Composition
  • Mechanical Properties
6500/ Analysis

Written report confirming material grade - €25

Sectioning of sample (if required) - €35

 

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