Analysis and Testing Services





  • Magnetic Particle (MPI)
    • ASTM E 1444
  • X-Ray (Digital) (DR)
    • ASTM E 2007
  • Ultrasonic (UT)
    • AMS STD 2154
  • Fatigue Coupon Testing
    • ASTM E606, ASTM E466, ASTM E647, ASTM E1002
  • Hardness Measurements
    • ASTM E 103, ASTM E 384, ASTM D 2240

      Standard Rockwell, Superficial Rockwell, Micro (Vickers, Knoop), Scleroscopic
  • Etching
    • DTB Procedure or Customer Specified
  • Microstructural Evaluation
    • (Inverted Optical Metallograph – BF/PL and SEM – SEI/BEI contrast) - ASTM E 3, ASTM E 7, ASTM E 112, ASTM E 930, ASTM E 1181, ASTM E 1382, ASTM E 1951, DTB Procedure or Customer Specified.

      General Microstructure, Retained Austenite, Decarburization (visual), Grain Size, Inclusions, Uniformity, Defects (voids, cracks,..), Segregation
  • Case Hardening Analysis (microhardness profile)
    • DTB Procedure or Customer Specified
  • Intergranular Attack (IGA) (chemical/visual)
    • ASTM A 262, ASTM A 763, ASTM G 28, ASTM G 110, ASTM STP 656, DTB Procedure or Customer Specified
  • Plating/Coating Composition and Thickness
    • DTB Procedure or Customer Specified
  • Bulk Composition - Quantitative (Arc Emission)
    • Machine cal with standards
  • Bulk composition - Qualitative (EDS)
    • DTB Procedure or Customer Specified
  • Viscosity Measurements
    • Internal calibration
  • Bulk composition - Qualitative
    • (EDS) - DTB Procedure or Customer Specified
  • Accelerated Aging
    • DTB Procedure
  • Macrofractography
    • Case-based
  • Liquid Penetrant (LPI)
    • ASTM E 1417
  • X-Ray (Film)
    • ASTM E 1742
  • Eddy Current (EC)
    • DTB Procedure or Customer Specified
  • Tensile Coupon Testing
    • ASTM E8, ASTM A931, ASTM D3039/D3039M
  • Metallographic Preparation
    • ASTM STP 557, ASTM STP 504, ASTM STP 839. DTB Procedure or Customer Specified
  • Temper Etch (Nital Etch) Surface Inspection
    • MIL STD 867
  • Grain Flow and Macro Characterization (Forging or Casting Quality)
    • DTB Procedure or Customer Specified
  • Decarburization (microhardness profile)
    • ASTM E 1077, ASTM F 2328, DTB Procedure or Customer Specified
  • Plating/Coating Thickness (non destructive)
    • ASTM B 244, ASTM D 7091
  • Passivation Check
    • Customer Specified
  • Bulk Composition - Semi-Quantitative (EDS)
    • DTB Procedure with standards
  • Corrosion Identification (SEM + EDS)
    • Case-based
  • Gas Analysis (GC-QMS)
    • Reference library
  • Macro-Imaging (Stereomicroscopic)
    • Case-based
  • Microfractography (SEM + EDS)
    • Case-based
  • Reports
    • Letter, Metallurgical/Materials Evaluation, Failure Analysis


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