Materials Chemistry and Engineering

Materials Chemistry and Engineering

Geocent provides subject matter expertise for material selection, testing, and qualification for the Aerospace and Defense Sector. Technical expertise includes but is not limited to:

  • Qualify forming processes including forgings, brake forming, spin forming, extrusions, casting, and additive manufacturing;
  • Developing test matrix and design to values for both ferrous and non-ferrous alloys at room temperatures, cryogenic and elevated temperatures
  • Generate test data for fracture toughness and crack growth rate for damage tolerance analysis
  • Prescribe heat treatment procedures for ferrous and non-ferrous alloys
  • Determine appropriate corrosion test standards for general and stress corrosion cracking and analyze test data
  • ¬†Analyze test data including surface preparation, bond strength, cryo flexing and provide a recommendation on thermal protection system selection and application