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Hardness testing


EPTIS factsheet 587783 | Last revision 2022-05-20 | URL: https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts587783 https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts587783

PT provider
PT provider Qualitech AG - Swiss Institute for Interlaboratory Proficiency Qualitech AG - Swiss Institute for Interlaboratory Proficiency
Based in Switzerland
Language(s) English, German
Product groups Metals
Testing fields Materials evaluation
Non-destructive testing (NDT)
Technical details
Test item Tested property Testing method
Steel alloy in metallographic microsection Case hardening depth (CHD) Vickers Hardness Profile (CHD), ISO 2639, HV 1
Steel alloys Hardness HV1 and HV10 Vickers Hardness Testing, ISO 6507, HV 1 and HV 10
Hardness HRC Rockwell Hardness Testing, ISO 6508, HRC
Hardness HBW 2.5 / 187.5 Brinell Hardness Testing, ISO 6506, HBW 2.5 / 187.5
Aims of the PT scheme
Target group of participants Testing laboratories, Enterprises
Linked to specific legislation / standards ISO 6506-1 ISO 6507-1 ISO 6508-1 ISO 2639
Additional, subsidiary aims validation of testing methods
Number of participants
Accredited or otherwise reviewed by a 3rd party

Accredited by Schweizerische Akkreditierungsstelle SAS on the basis of ISO / IEC 17043

Operation is commissioned / requested by No
Fees and frequency
Participation fee 385 - 560 CHF + shipping costs
Regularly operated Yes (yearly)
Year of first operation 2019
Contact details of the PT provider
Provider Contact person
Qualitech AG - Swiss Institute for Interlaboratory Proficiency
Sulzerallee 25
8404 Winterthur

Phone: +41 (0)52 262 51 40
Web: https://swissproficiency.com https://swissproficiency.com
Mario Rieder
Phone: +41 (0)52 262 51 40
Email: mario.rieder@qualitech.ch mario.rieder@qualitech.ch
If you find any mistakes please contact the responsible EPTIS coordinator in Switzerland, Mr Ian Mann. Mr Ian Mann.
Any questions or problems? Please contact us at eptis@bam.de.
Application version: 1.23-SNAPSHOT.20230502124635-7925ae379a631fc1ececff45d2921c8db38877d5