TEC 4000 X-Ray
Flexibility & Speed for Residual Stress & Retained Austenite Analysis
Designed for ease of use, speed, flexibility, and portability, the compact TEC 4000 X-Ray Diffraction System includes a diffractometer, control cabinet, and personal computer. The system’s ergonomic design and sample auto-distancing feature make it easy to set-up. The TEC 4000 system can operate with either one or two detectors and perform single, double, or multiple exposures for fast, accurate, flexible measurements. Measurement data is analyzed with TEC’s user-friendly, Windows-based Sara TEC™ software that is included with the system. This compact system can perform in the laboratory, on the shop floor, or in the field. For even more portability, the personal computer can be easily replaced with a laptop computer. TEC stress analyzers have been in continuous operation worldwide for over 30 years. The TEC 4000 X-ray Diffraction System combines TEC’s proven accurate technique with streamlined adaptability in an instrument capable of performing anywhere, anytime.
A Reputation for Knowledge and Customer Service
At TEC Materials Testing, we have dedicated ourselves to improving the quality of manufactured products through the application of advanced scientific methods in our products and services.
Since 1982, TEC has designed and manufactured x-ray diffraction (XRD) systems to provide superior testing of metal and ceramic commercial engineering components. One thing our customers know about TEC Materials Testing is that our systems and services have set an industry standard for residual stress and retained austenite measurements.
Our decades of work with manufacturers across a wide range of industries have given us unparalleled knowledge of and experience in stress analysis applications. We understand how important it is that your components are built to endure even the most extreme environments. Our use of the latest technologies and mastery of current analysis techniques make us the natural choice for your materials testing needs.
Technology You Can Rely On
Our products are built for faster, more convenient testing in the field and in the lab. Our x-ray diffraction solutions, which have been in continuous use throughout the world for more than 30 years, are engineered to be compact and portable, delivering results at the speed you need. Serving the automotive, aerospace, power generation, infrastructure, medical components and heavy machinery industries, we provide assistance on site or from our Knoxville, TN-based laboratory, where our A2LA-accredited lab (1033.01) provides mechanical testing that meets the requirements of ISO-IEC 17025: 2005. All testing is done in accordance with ASTM and SAE standards.
Our team of engineers and qualified staff, having more than 75 years of combined experience and are eager to meet your measurement needs guaranteeing rapid results. Today we are the knowledge leader and trusted partner to industrial customers providing simple solutions to complex materials testing problems across a variety of industries worldwide.
- Measures residual stress and retained austenite in accordance with ASTM E915 and ASTM E975
- Measures large parts and complex geometries without sectioning
- Meets or exceeds ANSI 43.2 requirements for open beam operation
- 2θ range of 121 – 167˚
- Software controlled with automated distancing
- Multiple peak-fitting routines
- Principal Stress, Triaxial Stress and Depth Profiling software
- SAE HS-784
- SAE SP-453