The rebound hammer investigations are the most widespread non-destructive-testing performed by the technicians.
DRC manufactures and sells test hammers since 1978 both in the Italian and International markets.
The most performing devices to measure the elastic properties or strength are included in the product-catalogue: the Ectha 1000 mechanical hammer and the Ectha Pro digital hammer for concrete; the GeoHammer for rocks and the WoodPecker test hammer for wood.
From 1 April 2016, all the test hammers will be provided with the new IP 67 rigid case: made of resin and besides being lightweight and highly resistant to impacts, the case can guarantee the absolute protection from water and dust.
Equipped with a valve which automatically allows the air regulation, the case can be carried easily even at high altitudes.
In order to perform accurately the rebound hammer investigations, the equipment must be correctly calibrated: the TAM100 testing anvil is crucial to verify the calibration of the test hammer.
For customers wishing to buy hammer together with anvil, DRC presents special initiatives.
DRC test hammers are designed and manufactured in Italy, using selected materials and low environmental impact production processes.
The whole range of test hammers, as well as all the DRC produtcs, is strictly submitted to the Index Quality Supplier Environment control. IQFA (as Italian acronym) to the environment respect . DRC also guarantees to its customers the necessary assistance services and technical support, both at its headquarter and through its authorized partners in Italy and abroad.
DRC instruments are guaranteed 24 months.
THE NEW FREE AND AVAILABLE ECTHA R APP by DRC!
Designed and realized to support the technicians working on site, the Ectha R App allows to display and record, in digital format and quickly, the values rebound index acquired with the test hammer.
For all mechanical test hammers it is possible to enter data in manual mode using the keyboard; for the digital test hammer Ectha Pro, designed and developed by DRC, data can be acquired automatically via Blue Tooth wireless connection.
It requires Android version 4.3 or higher.