The company's 2,750 square meter testing facility in Essen, Germany is specialized at damage analysis and destructive material testing. The tests cover both metals and composites / fiber composites (CFRP or GRP). No matter if it is about the toughness of a paper clip or more complex properties of materials used in the aerospace industry - GMA subjects anything and everything to detailed scrutiny. The Essen-based experts assist also in optimizing material selection including development and production.
GMA’s Essen site is equipped with state-of-the-art testing machines for determining material characteristic values relevant to the design and safety of components, whether through Charpy impact tests, tensile tests or others. In accordance to the customers' specification, GMA can provide most reliable findings to such key material properties as hardness, stiffness and strength.