Mechanical analyses

These are for determining the mechanical properties of a ceramic material capable of withstanding severe stresses. They are generally run on finished products to check the quality of the manufacturing process.


They allow for :

  • working out mechanical resistance while being flexed or compressed
  • working out  resistance to thermal shock
  • characterization of material deformation by calculation of the YOUNG’s modulus (elastic modulus)
  • statistical analysis on a material likelihood to break by the calculation of WEIBULL’s modulus

They are run by :

  • mechanical test-bench with the ability to test 3 or 4 points bending test and compression tests.
  • surface fissure and defect tests by dye penetration.