At the beginning of 2016 Bourevestnik, Inc. delivered DRON-8 multifunctional X-ray diffractometer and put it into service on the shop floor of Ufa Engine Industrial Association as addition to DRON-7 XRD system purchased in 2008. In total there are five diffractometers of DRON type in operation at UMPO.
A modern DRON-8 multifunctional X-ray diffractometer with vertical theta-theta goniometer is designed for solving of wide range of tasks of XRD analysis of phase composition, structural state and orientation of objects of various forms and sizes.
Main tasks are being solved by specialists of UMPO with the help of DRON diffractometers:
- single-crystal blanks orientation analysis;
- analysis of metals and alloys of stressed and grain-oriented condition.
Ufa Engine Industrial Association is the largest producer of aircraft engines in Russia. Core business lines are development, production, service maintenance and repair of turbojets and gas-compressor units, production and repair of helicopter assemblies. The Company is included into United Engine Corporation (UEC).
Bourevestnik, Inc. is the largest enterprise in CIS for research, development and production of X-ray equipment for industrial and scientific purposes and is a subsidiary of ALROSA.