LABORATORY  services

Microscopy
 

  • Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM)   ~  10X to 50,000X magnification with viewing and recording capability 

  • Light Optical Microscopy (LOM)  ~  Up to 2,000X magnification

  • Stereomicroscope  ~  Featuring television monitoring and video recording

Metallographic Studies

  • Material Characterization

  • Grain Size

  • Case Depth

  • Plating/Coating Thickness

 

Mechanical Testing

  • Tensile and Yield Strength

  • Compressive Strength

  • Impact Strength

  • Fatigue Strength

  • Hardness (Rockwell, Brinell, Superficial)

  • Microhardness Survey (Vickers and Knoop)

Corrosion Studies

  • Immersion

  • Salt Spray

  • Potentiometric

Chemical Analysis

  • X-ray Diffraction (XRD)

  • X-ray Fluorescence (XRF)

  • Fourier Transform Infra-Red (FTIR)

  • Wet Chemistry

  • Atomic Absorption

Physical Testing

  • Flashpoint

  • Flammability

  • Wear Resistance

  • Impact and Drop Testing to Specification

Contract Research

  • Alloy Development

  • Cavitation Studies

  • Composite Studies

  • Quality Control

  • Heat Treatment

Soil Analysis

  • pH

  • Conductivity/Resistivity

  • Acidity

  • Characterization