Strain analyser for engineering applications

SALSA is the ILL stress imager dedicated to the determination of residual stresses in a broad range of applications in terms of components and materials. It is designed for diffraction measurements in "real" engineering components and optimised for stress determination in metallic components.

Applications

Domains

  • Materials properties and behaviour; Nuclear industry; Automotive components; Aeronautical parts; Terrestrial transport applications; Civil engineering; Nanotechnology; Metal and ceramic coatings; Surface Processing; Marine transport; Construction materials; Fatigue analysis

Materials

  • Metal Matrix Composites; Nickel base superalloys; Steels; Ceramics; Aluminium and Magnesium alloys; Titanium technology; Novel materials; Shape memory alloys


The Si double focusing monochromator

Its reflectivity is particularly high at wavelengths about 1.7 Å using the (400) reflection and at 2.5 Å using the (311) reflection.