Test Labs and Repair Shop Join Forces for Carbon Frame Handling
Four companies in Germany have joined forces to provide test and repair services on carbon fiber frames and components. Through a website they target bike makers, bike shops and well as cyclists. Three test labs and
ERKELENZ, Germany – Four companies in Germany have joined forces to provide test and repair services on carbon fiber frames and components. Through a website – www.carbon-bike-check.com – they target bike makers, bike shops and well as cyclists.
Three test labs and one repair shops started to cooperate in carbon-bike-check.com. Each of the three test labs has its own specialty as T-ZfP Carl IR Messtechnik has 11 years experience with thermographic non-destructive testing (see www.t-zfp.de). Velotech has 19 years experience with testing and certification of bicycles (see www.velotech.de) while TPW ROWO Material Testing GmbH is for over 40 years active in material testing (see www.tpw-rowo.de). The repair facility for carbon frames is PolyTube Cycles which has 5 years experience in carbon fiber repair (see www.polytube-cycles.de).
At www.carbon-bike-check.com the four companies describe all the services they are able to provide including a price list for tests and repairs. Here it is said that for instance a Pulse Thermography test for frame & fork starts at 50 euro while frame repairs start at 200 euro.