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05 Oct
Opening of the Lab Extension

The growing success of RTECH Materials is best illustrated by the opening of a new lab extension for the Water Fittings Team.

Many thanks to Tony Franks, the founding father of RTECH Materials 20 years ago and his wife and fellow founder Lynn, for cutting the ribbon and opening the new water fittings lab extension.

Tony couldn’t resist also completing an air gap test and a pressure test as well, old habits die hard.

The new lab extension allows RTECH to expand its water fittings testing capacity in line with WRAS approvals and customer validation and evaluation testing.

Within in the new facility we have added opacity to the testing mix, this method of determining the opacity of plastic pipes and fittings We recently extended our ISO 17025 schedule to include BS EN ISO 7686:2005 and Test Code Sheet 2114/2.

It is necessary for a pipe or fitting used for the supply of water which is exposed to visible light during service to be sufficiently opaque to prevent growth of micro-organisms.

RTECH Materials         Are a WRAS and UKAS approved testing lab and a leading provider of world-class materials expertise. Our expertise covers all materials especially metals, plastics and composites.

R-TECH Materials        Provides a comprehensive testing, analysis and consultancy service on all types of engineering materials including failure analysis.

R-TECH Materials        We offer a wide range of testing including mechanical, chemical, characterisation and hardness testing.

R-TECH Materials        We can also undertake failure analysis and investigation work.

R-TECH Materials        Have a highly experienced team of engineers, metallurgists, materials scientists and chemists, with a strong combination of academic qualifications and industrial experience.


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