The mechanical tests laboratory carries out the mechanical and metallographic tests that are required to guarantee the quality of the final product.


We have full equipment laboratories with the last technology in the market for performing all the test required in the most exigent manufacturing standards.

Among all these tests performed in our facilities, and regarding to rails, it is worth mentioning:

  • Tensile test
  • Hardness test (running surface and cross section)
  • Impact test
  • Charpy Test
  • Chemical composition
  • Bauman prints
  • Micrography 
  • Inclusion ratings
  • Macroetching
  • Decarburisation
  • SEM (Scanning Electron Microscope)…

Moreover, ArcelorMittal issues quality certificates of all its rails in accordance with EN 10204 standard.