Materials and Structures Research Center

The mission of the Materials and Structures Research Center (MSRC) is to implement the latest technologies in strength testing of materials and sub-assemblies of aircraft engines as well as other structures operating under heavy mechanical loads at abroad range of temperatures.

MSRCs main Clients are from the following industries:

  • Aviation industry
  • Food processing industry
  • Automotive industry
  • Chemical industry
  • Railway industry
  • Energy industry

The Materials and Structures Research Center offers specialist services, which include:

Material tests

Mechanical testing of metallic materials

Non-destructive tests

  • Magnetic testing
  • Ultrasonic tests
  • Penetrant tests
  • Visual tests
  • Eddy current tests
  • Radiographic tests
  • X-ray diffraction testing

Material properties measurements

  • Fractography – SEM
  • Chemical composition analysis – EDX
  • Metallography
  • Metallographic specimen preparation
  • Microstructure analysis
  • Surface roughness tests
  • Toughness tests
  • Impact tests

Structural tests

  • Complex strength fatigue and static tests and assessments
  • Strength dynamic tests

Operational Tests

  • Strain gauge measurements
  • Vibration measurement and analysis
  • Noise Measurement

Design and Analysis Services

Specimens for tests can also be prepared in the machining workshop (according to ASTM standards or other standards requested by the Client).

The Structural Testing Laboratory Laboratories are holders of the Research Laboratory Accreditation Certificate No. AB 792 confirming compliance with the requirements of PN-EN ISO/IEC 17025:2018-02, issued by the Polish Center for Accreditation.

In September 2010, the MSRC achieved the Silver Level in the ACE Operating System (Achieving Competitive Excellence) used by the United Technologies Corporation.

Director of Materials & Structures Research Center (MSRC)
Paweł Szuchnik, MSc., MBA
mobile: (+48) 601 626 424
e-mail: pawel.szuchnik[at]

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