Acquired in January 2012, Bytest is leader in laboratory tests (metallographic, mechanical and chemical analyses) as well as Non-Destructive Tests including:
- Ultrasonic tests (UT);
- Eddy current tests (ET);
- Industrial radiography (RT);
- Liquid penetrant tests (PT);
- Magnetic particle tests (MT);
- Nital etching tests (NET);
- Alloy identification;
- Visual examination;
- Metallographic replicas;
- In-situ hardness tests.
To perform ND tests Bytest leverages the expertise of ITANDTB-qualified personnel for the aeronautic field as well as CICPND- and IIS-certified personnel for other industrial sectors (EN473 - ISO9712).
With regard to testing services, the laboratory operates in compliance with the technical and organizational requirements established by the PRI/Nadcap accreditation for the different test codes. The methods adopted for aeronautical tests are recognized by ENAC as well as by the main test methods used by important clients in the aeronautical industry. Bytest laboratories adopted Quality Management Systems in compliance with regulations ISO 9001, AS/EN 9100, ISO/IEC 17025 certified by accredited bodies part of the ACCREDIA and COFRAC networks.
Bytest is also active in the engineering, production, sales and technical assistance of NDT systems, designed and used for inspecting different components. The Laboratory tops off its offer with personnel training and qualification services, development and validation of inspection techniques, technical support provided by level 3 personnel as well as calibration services.
In addition, Bytest performs Failure Analysis to help companies understand the primary causes of a failure and choose the most appropriate corrective actions. Bytest is an Examination Center for the qualification of personnel performing mechanical, physical, technological, metallographic tests as well as non-destructive tests recognized by CICPND (EN473, ISO9712) and NANDTB (EN4179).