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Metallurgical and Materials Testing

The team of experienced  metallurgists and engineers can undertake many routine and advanced tests which include:


Microstructural tests on ferrous materialsMaterials Testing

  • Phase and Microstructure identification

  • Grain size

  • Case depth and depth of decarburisation

  • Depth of surface defect

  • Non-metallic inclusion content

  • Graphite testing and certification,  and distribution in cast irons

  • Coating determinations

Coatings including testing and assessment of:

  • Conversion coatings
  • Organic coatings
  • Adhesion

Metallic Corrosion tests

  • Corrosion cell tests
     
  • Pitting tests and assesments
  • Salt spray testing
  • Humidity tests and environmental exposure tests

Field Testing

  • Metallurgical replication
  • XRF Material composition
  • Hardness testing
  • Ferroscaning (rebar detection, cover measurement and bar diameter estimation)

Meet the expert
 

TREVOR LAZELL

Fifteen years' experience in a wide range of mechanical testing for strength, fracture toughness, fatigue and creep properties. Testing of components for standards compliance and product development. Investigation of component and product failures. Read more

 

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