Metals : Choose the right alloy

Choosing the right metal alloy is vital for enhancing quality and extending your product’s service life. Besides, a good understanding of metals and how to process them can help cut the lead time for product development.

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The number of metal alloys used in the technology industry is almost limitless. Sirris has built up a great deal of expertise in ferrous and non-ferrous metals and their applications. We can help you to choose the most suitable metal for your product or application. Our experts will not only assist you with your choice, they will also support you throughout the entire process, from product development and metal processing to property characterisation and testing.

We offer support with:

  • choice of material;
  • product and process integration;
  • surface treatment and thermal processing;
  • product design and development;
  • expertise in corrosion.

Since 2011, Sirris has been a member of the Ghent Materials Research Cluster (MRC), a network bringing together over 200 scientists, technology specialists and technicians. In cooperation with our partners, we can actively apply our knowledge of materials in companies and offer them a broad, multidisciplinary range of materials services geared towards cutting the time-to-market of new products. Within MRC, Sirris also provides support and advice, ranging from small-scale lab tests to industrial implementation. Our unique infrastructure, with its state-of-the-art labs and machines, enables us to do this.

Trailblazer in three fields

Thanks to its many years of experience and extensive research and testing programme, in partnership with various companies and supported by the latest equipment, Sirris can truly be said to be a trailblazer in three specific metal processing technologies:

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