The TEC MAX, Miniature Advanced X-Ray Diffraction System
Available from TEC Materials Testing Division
MAX, a Miniature Advanced X-ray Diffraction System, offered by Technology for Energy Corporation (TEC) Materials Testing Division, promises to have a profound effect on the stress measurement industry. Meeting customer needs with a miniaturized, portable device for measuring surface residual stresses on site, TEC offers unparalleled compatibility, convenience, and reduction in time and costs with this precision instrument. This innovative, powerful new product was developed under an Air Force SBIR program to measure residual stresses in hard-to-access locations on aircraft.
The miniaturized system measurement head fits
within a space six inches in diameter (!) and uses x-ray diffraction to measure stresses in common engineering materials. MAX’s many other industrial and
real world, time-saving applications seem limitless. It is small, user friendly, smart, light weight, versatile, portable, uncomplicated, fast and accurate.