Material Testing

Hardness Testing

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Express Testing provides a variety of hardness testing methods including all Rockwell scales and both Vickers and Knoop microhardness.  Shore A and D for rubbers and plastics are also available.

Chemical Analysis

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Multiple chemical analysis test methods are available including OES, EDS, XRF, ICP and Leco.

SEM/EDS

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SEM/EDS analysis including high magnification imaging and EDS chemical analysis.  Also used in failure analysis to map and document fracture features.

Material Testing

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Metallographic sectioning, preparation and documentation of microstructural constituents, weld cross-sections and fracture paths. Material testing. 

Tensile Testing

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Tensile testing of both sheet materials and larger solid sections.  A variety of ASTM standard test specimens can be machined and tested including sub-size samples.  Proof load testing of components and assemblies.  Metal testing.

FTIR

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FTIR analysis of most non-metallic samples including grease and oil.  Material testing.