Metallic materials

Metallic materials

The department offers competence and development resources in metallic materials science for product and process development, along with commissions of service nature. Our main tasks are failure analyses, new materials development, mechanical testing, materials selection and characterization, production process advice and standard interpretation.

Our main competence areas

Our main competence areas

• Forged materials

• Heat treatments

• Cast materials

• Surface technology

• Polymers

• Corrosion

• Sheet metals

• Welding

• Bolted joint technology

• Materials & mechanical testing

• Residual stress measurements 


Metallic Materials Laboratory
Gothenburg, Sweden

If you want to place an order for an analysis at Materials Technology please contact us via materials [dot] technology [at] volvo [dot] com

You can also contact our specialists or managers directly:

Lina Schäfer
Manager Steel and Mechanical Testing
Phone: +46 31 3234119

Sead Canovic
Manager Cast Materials and New Technologies
Phone: +46 31 3236482
E-mail: sead [dot] canovic [at] volvo [dot] com

How to order analyses using EBD (pdf, 123 KB)

Our employees and their expertise areas:

Metallic Materials Laboratory
Lyon, France

If you want to place an order for an analysis at the Metallic Materials laboratory in Lyon please contact:

Hayat Elghazal
Manager Mat Technology - Metallic
Phone: +33 664403810
Email : hayat [dot] elghazal [at] volvo [dot] com

Materials Technology Ageo
Saitama, Japan

We are looking forward to helping you with failure analysis, with testing and investigations of different kinds of vehicle materials (metals and plastics) as well as with analysis of fuel, lubricants and urea.

Please contact us at: materialstechnology [dot] ageo [at] volvo [dot] com

Metallic Materials Laboratory
Hagerstown, United States

If you want to place an order for an analysis at the Metallic Materials laboratory in Hagerstown please contact:

Toole Brad
Phone: +1 301 7905809
Email: brad [dot] toole [at] volvo [dot] com

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Non-Metallic materials

Non-Metallic materials

From design to use, Volvo Materials Technology provides studies and recommendations for your non-metallic products, with the unique combination of world class technical know-how and knowledge of the Volvo Group's industrial processes.

Non-Metallic materials
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Materials Technology Courses

Do you have difficulties in selecting materials for your components? Or do you simply want to improve your material knowledge? Then, the courses at Volvo Materials Technology are something for you.

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