A new version of the ASTM E837 method for the strain-gage hole-drilling residual stress measurement has been recently released by the ASTM commission. The new version, dated 2020, supersedes the old one released during the 2013.

Additional information can be found in the dedicated page of the ASTM E837-20 standard (https://www.astm.org/Standards/E837).

The main improvements of this new version of the standard are related to the residual stress calculation mainly in case of intermediate depth: this is an important issue in order to extend the capability of the hole drilling method also to low-thickness metal sheets.

The implementation of the intermediate calculation case is done both for uniform and not-uniform residual stress distributions.

The practical steps of the hole drilling measurement remain the same as in the past and for this reason the MTS3000-Restan System is still fully compliant with the new version of the standard.

SINT Technology is still working on the ASTM E837-20 in order to prepare an updated version of the EVAL software and the ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation of its laboratory according to this new version of the standard.

Further information can be found on the page dedicated to the standard (https://www.sintechnology.com/products/mts3000-restan/astm-e837/)

COVID-19 is changing many aspects of our life and work. Due to restrictions in travelling, in-site measurement campaigns are strongly limited. For this reason SINT Technology has decided to offer its measurement services and plant performance assessments even in a new remotely assisted mode. 

Our technicians will follow you step by step from the installation of the instrumentation and software configuration up to the sending of data for their processing.

Contact us for more information!

In this difficult period in which we are physically distant due to the pandemic in progress, SINT Technology has decided to update its window on the world and is therefore pleased to announce the launch of its new website www.sintechnology.com with a renewed graphic design and richer contents.

In the next weeks, there will be many news regarding our services and products… stay tuned!

SINT Technology will be present at the at the 5th Historic Mortars Conference which will take place in Pamplona from 19th – 21st June 2019.

The HMC 2019 is open to scientists, architects, restorers, conservators, historians, archaeologists, heritage professionals, companies and cultural stakeholders.

The Conference will focus on research about aspects concerning technology and characterization of historic mortars.

Here below some topics to be discussed during this edition of the Conference:

  • Historic production, processing and application of mortars, renders and grouts
  • Mortars in archaeological sites. Construction history. Archaeometry. Dating of historic mortars.
  • Conservation issues concerning mortars, plasters, renders and grouts. Diagnosis. Decay and damage mechanisms. Case studies.
  • Preservation. Consolidation materials and techniques. Development of new products. Preventive conservation.

For further information you can visit the official website 5th Historic Mortars Conference.

SINT Technology will participate at the 14th edition of the MCM Milano which will be held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in San Donato Milanese,  on 18th April 2019.

The event’s program includes Ing. Luca Santucci’s speech entitled “Condition Monitoring and Industry 4.0: from data collecting to predictive and prognostic diagnosis”.

More info regarding the event on the official website: www.mcmonline.it/milano

SINT Technology announces to have obtained the financing from Regione Toscana related to the Announcement “Por CreO Fesr 2014-2020”, a project aimed to support innovation and development.

SINT Technology will be present at the new edition of NISummit 2018, which will take place in Milan, on November 8th.

NISummit 2018 is the new NI event that comes from the union of NIDays and the vertical Aerospace & Defense and Automotive Forums.

This aims to become the annual reference date for managers, technicians and professionals in the sector.

The event’s program includes Ing. Luca Santucci’s speech entitled “Increase Uptime with predictive maintenance, an IoT approach (IT)”.

More info regarding the event on the official website: events.ni.com/profile/web/index.cfm

SINT Technology will participate at the 10th edition of the European Conference on Residual Stresses ECRS-10, that will take place in Leuven, Belgium, on 11-14 September, 2018.

ECRS is a well-established conference series dealing with residual stresses in both structural and functional materials. From experimental methods via modelling techniques to industrial applications a broad gamut of residual stress-related topics is addressed.

You can read a brief abstract of our partecipation at the following link www.conftool.pro/ecrs10/index.php while for more information about the Congress you can visit https://kuleuvencongres.be/ecrs10.

A new article from SINT Technology entitled “Improvements in the Hole-Drilling Test Method for Determining Residual Stresses in Polymeric Materials” has been published on the ASTM Journal.

For more information you can visit: https://www.astm.org/DIGITAL_LIBRARY/JOURNALS/MPC/PAGES/MPC20170123.htm

SINT Technology will participate at The 5th China National Conference and International Seminar on Shot-Peening Technologies which will take place in Shanghai from June 11th to 14th 2018.

The conference will focus on shot peening technologies as applied in key equipment and critical components.

Topics include (but not limited to) following aspects:

– Conventional stress strengthening technologies such as shot peening and shot blasting, ultrasonic peening, grinding and rolling;

– New surface strengthening technologies such as laser peening, liquid shot peening and composite shot peening;

– Residual stress fields induced by shot peening and characterization of deformed structure;

– Influence of shot peening on fatigue properties and stress corrosion resistance;

In the conference, experts and scholars from both foreign and domestic institutions will present their latest researches, applications and key technical issues of shot peening. The conference will also include practical shot peening technology training workshops (with certificates) as well as a display of shot-peening equipment.

For more information you can visit: www.shotpeener.com/upcoming-conferences-china