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CRMC – The Industeel R&D Center

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Our R&D Center

  • Located in Le Creusot, the CRMC (Centre de Recherche des Matériaux du Creusot) is a world-class partner to respond to new market requirements with innovative products and high value solutions. We continuously improve the durability, fabricability and in-service performance of our products in process equipments, machinery and structural applications.

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Innovation Processes are supported by our high level of expertise in the fields of:

  • Metallurgy and materials development
  • Corrosion and high temperature resistance
  • Fracture mechanics, creep, fatigue…
  • Hydrogen effects in steel
  • Welding metallurgy
  • Abrasion and wear resistance
  • Development of new specialty products dedicated to high-end applications

Product development

  • Extensive laboratory testing, metallurgical investigation and field test performance
  • Expertise on material behavior during service
  • Continuous improvement of existing products to follow requirements of new applications
  • Patented grade steels to provide news solutions fully adapted to customers needs
  • Follow-up of the evolution of codes, standards and specifications to provide tailor-made steel solutions

Technical support

  • Technical support on processing ability and service properties
  • Networking with our R&D partners: universities, research centers and industrial materials research teams
  • Development of skills and expertise to the highest level of standards (ASTM, RCCM, NACE…) and according to customers’ specifications

Testing Services:

– mechanical tests: tensile tests, toughness tests, creep tests

– corrosion tests: stress corrosion cracking tests, hydrogen induced cracking tests, climatic chamber tests

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