Metallurgy Research Centre

  • 20 de septiembre de 2018

IK4-AZTERLAN renews NADCAP accreditation (National Aerospace and Defense Contractors Accreditation Program)

The NADCAP accreditation certifies the technical competence of IK4-AZTERLAN Metallurgy Research Centre for the advanced characterization of metallic materials (materials testing laboratory) in the aeronautical sector.

Granted by the prestigious International Performance Review Institute, the renewal of the NADCAP accreditation demonstrates the commitment of IK4-AZTERLAN to comply with the most demanding standards in order to offer strategic support to this sector under high quality requirements.

The Metallurgy Research Centre has a long history of collaboration with leading companies of the aeronautical sector such as AIRBUS, SIKORSKY, CESA, AERNNOVA or ITP Aero

The experience and the outstanding technical expertise, supported in our avant-garde facilities and equipment, allow IK4-AZTERLAN to offer characterization services, failure analysis and Non-Destructive Testing aimed at improving the competitiveness level of the aeronautical industry.

IK4-AZTERLAN takes part as well in several important research initiatives, such as Hiperturb or RIB-On European projects framed within the Clean Sky 2 Programme (European Framework Programme Horizon 2020).

The NADCAP accreditation reinforces the wide range of advanced technological capabilities from IK4-AZTERLAN.

Nadcap testing aeronautical sector