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Our labs

With more than 50 years’ experience in the fields of metallurgy, analysis and research into material forming processes, CTIF is well equipped to overcome the problems confronting industry. CTIF is above all else a pole of experts possessing recognised know-how.

CTIF has structured its technical organisation in order to be able to respond most efficiently to the demands of industry. Its locations spread across France with three laboratories: Sèvres, Charleville-Mézières and Saint Didier au Mont d’Or, enable it to maintain a high level of reactivity.
Our laboratories perform tests, most of which are covered by COFRAC approval (COFRAC Essais – Accréditations n°1-0060 et 1-0205 – Liste des sites et portées disponibles sur www.cofrac.fr), ranging from the simplest to the most complex, using considerable analysis and testing facilities.

The laboratories provide various types of service:

  • Catalogue characterisation work
  • Investigations which demand close collaboration between the customer and the laboratory in order to align the tests according to the requirement