EMIC

The European Metallurgical Inspection Centre (EMIC) is Lucchini RS’s division dedicated to in-service non-destructive tests.

EMIC’s mission is to become the European benchmark for NDT training, NDT certification and in-service NDT testing, bringing to its customers the expertise and modern facilities that only a leading group like Lucchini RS can provide.

EMIC proposes services for rolling stock material as well as for castings and forgings.

ROLLING STOCK

  • In-service testing of wheelsets for high-speed trains, for carriages, wagons and locomotives, and infrastructure maintenance equipment.
  • In-service testing of  welded metal structural work: bogie structures and body structures
  • In-service testing of traction, buffing and transmission elements.
  • In-service testing of rails.
  • Technical instructions for NDT tests on new and existing products.
  • Realisation of NDT calibration samples.
  • Development of innovative NDT methods.

CASTINGS AND FORGINGS

  • Customer support for testing of new and in-service products, applying customised standards or instructions.
  • Technical instructions for NDT tests on new and existing products.
  • In-service overhaul of components used for the production of thermal, hydroelectric and wind power, such as Kaplan, Pelton and Francis runners, wind turbine rotors, blades and shafts.