Project Scheme

FIRST YEAR OF THE PROJECT

  • EQUIPPING THE LABORATORY FOR HEAT TREATMENT AND SURFACE ENGINEERING
    • Selection and employment of Project Manager
    • Purchase and installation of calotester
    • Purchase and installation of PACVD device
    • Preparation of test samples and tool prototypes

SECOND YEAR OF THE PROJECT

  • LABORATORY TESTING OF SURFACE LAYERS
    Production of the surface layers on the test samples and on the specific work pieces of a 3 different products made by our associate companies (examining the possibility of extending tool life).
    • Laboratory testing at the FMENA:
      • Microhardness testing
      • Metallographic analysis of microstructure
      • GDOS quantitative chemical analysis
      • SEM - Scanning Electron Microscopy
      • EDX - Energy Dispersive X-ray Spectrometry
    • Laboratory testing at the RITEH
      • Electrochemical corrosion analysis
    • Laboratory testing at the IMT:
      • Profilometer analysis
      • Adhesion analysis
      • Vickers nanohardness analysis
      • Load-scanning tests
      • TEM - Transmission Electron Microscopy
    • Laboratory testing at the SFSB:
      • Dilatometric testing
      • Testing of abrasive material wear
    • IMPLEMENTATION OF MODIFIED PARTS IN WORKING CONDITIONS
      • Koncar tools Inc., Zagreb
      • Elektro-Kontakt Inc., Zagreb
      • Lipovica Ltd., Popovača