With the largest selection of portable and bench hardness testers currently available within the UK, Bowers Group has evolved into an all-inclusive materials testing quality instrument supplier, with cost effective solutions to coating thickness, surface finish and many other disciplines now available.
The Bowers Materials Testing Seminar will give customers an insight in to the principles of hardness testing, along with an overview of the solutions available from Bowers and then a full afternoon hands-on workshop.
09.15 Registration and tea & coffee
09.30 Welcome & introduction to Bowers Group and brief showroom tour
Stuart Millington – Sales Director, Bowers Group
10.00 Basic introduction to hardness testing
Paul Hold – Technical Sales Manager, CV Instruments
11.00 Overview of Innovatest product range
Erwin Hartogsveld – Product & Application Specialist, Innovatest
12.30 Hands-on Workshop – use of all hardness testing machines (Vickers, Rockwell, Brinell and Universal hardness testers) as well as portable equipment for hardness, surface roughness and ultrasonic and coating thickness. Attendees are invited to bring their own material or components to be tested on the day by experts from Bowers and Innovatest.
We will be showcasing the NEW FALCON 500 series which is the new advanced Vickers hardness testing system from Innovatest. The FALCON 500 series is an advanced Micro Vickers, Vickers hardness testing machine ideally suited for performing CHD/Nht/Rhtare testing or weld joints hardness testing as detailed in various international standards such as EN ISO 9015.
The FALCON 500 series has the option of overview & full view autofocus zoom cameras with additional surface illumination which gives an overview or full view of the sample or samples to be tested. IMPRESSIONS “click and go” functionality allows random test point selection on the screen, while the high speed motorized X-Y stage perfectly positions the selected test point under the indenter and measuring objective.
14.45 Tea & coffee
15.00 Open Showroom
Attendees are invited to explore the full product range that Bowers has to offer. Solutions on show include a comprehensive display of bore gauging and precision hand tools from Bowers and Moore & Wright, with non-contact measurement from Baty International. Swiss-manufactured measuring instruments from Sylvac and Trimos with inclination systems from Wyler are available to experience first-hand. Discover Surface, Form and Roundness solutions from Accretech, along with inspection solutions for the Oil & Gas sector from Gagemaker.
When and Where?
The Seminar will be held on 16th September, 2015 at our new Sales Office and Demonstration Suite in Camberley, Surrey.
There is no charge to attend this event, but spaces are limited so please register today to ensure you don’t miss out.