Materials Testing

Image_Materials_Testing2KTH manufactures high-quality, high-production, automotive parts worldwide. To maintain this level of excellence, it is critical that the materials used to create each component meet the specifications provided by the automotive OEM.

KTH’s quality control program incorporates the evaluation of the parts’ material characteristics and performance before and during production. In addition, in-house testing equipment is used on a scheduled, routine basis to ensure the quality of the produced parts.

Material tests include:

  • ElongationImage_Materials_Testing1
  • Grain size
  • Hardness
  • Tensile strength
  • Weld penetration