Spectrographic Ltd is a UK based supplier metallographic products and equipment for material science analysis and quality inspection procedures. Headquartered in Baildon, West Yorkshire, the company has announced an exclusive partnership with Japan’s Future-Tech Corp, a manufacturer of hardness testing systems.
Under the agreement, Spectrographic will become the exclusive UK supplier of Future-Tech’s range of hardness testing systems. Future-Tech Corporation produces and supplies hardness testers and accessories to more than 35 countries around the world.
“Spectrographic relies on its reputation built on three pillars; quality, value and continued support. Its collaboration with Future-Tech not only improves product exclusivity, but also is the result of some meticulous research to discover a company that counterparts the quality and customer satisfaction we strive for,” stated Paul Chippendale, Managing Director of Spectrographic.
Future-Tech’s range of hardness testers claim to provide a combination of accuracy, reliability and speed, complemented by a unique and easy-to-use operating system. The company’s FM-ARS9000 (illustrated) is an automatic Micro Hardness Testing system and combines the tasks of sample testing, measuring, converting and documenting into one automated instrument operation. This fully automated system performs the test, measures and displays results in an array of formats utilising its comprehensive statistical processing software. The FM-ARS9000’s facility for multiple sampling is also key feature that saves on time and manual labour, allowing for greatly increased productivity.
As well as supplying a comprehensive range of metallographic products and equipment, Spectrographic offers specialist advice in material sample preparation, computer based image analysis and microscopic inspection. The company’s customers include metallurgists working in the automotive, oil and gas and aerospace industries, with clients from organisations such as Rolls Royce, BAE Systems, Siemens, Tata Steel, numerous universities and others.