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.

We help our customers to make conscious decisions about type of validation for their products. Product development, suppliers, purchasing, production, business strategy and other departments worldwide are our customers.

Our main competence areas

Our main competence areas

• Weathering and Ageing

• Corrosion resistance

• Physico-chemical analyses

• Mechanical tests

• Functional fluids

• Textiles

• Biomaterials

• Glazing

• Polymers

• Colorimetry

• Adhesives and sealants

• Surface treatments

• Life Cycle Assessment (LCA)

• Toxicology—Health and Safety

For more detailed information please download our brochure:

Non-Metallic Materials Brochure (PDF, 2.5 MB)


Non-Metallic Materials Laboratory
Lyon, France

If you want to place an order for an analysis at the Non-Metallic Materials laboratory please post your work request on our teamplace.

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Or by directly contacting Materials Technology’s manager:

Thomas Barraud
Manager Etudes et Recherche
Phone:  +33 6 65 89 73 55

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

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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.

Metallic materials
Teacher doing a demonstration for students in a Volvo Group Materials Technology Course

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.

Materials Technology Courses
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