Chemical Testing for Materials

Intertek provides a variety of quantitative and qualitative services for verification, identification and component analysis of ferrous and non-ferrous metals and can test to industry standards as well as custom developed analysis to meet your specific needs.

Intertek's chemical testing capabilities includes:

Metals 

  • Base Metal Identification
  • Chemical Exposure
  • Cleanliness/Sediment Test
  • Coating Adhesion
  • Coating Bend Test
  • Coating Verification
  • Coating Weight Density/Specific Gravity
  • Elemental Analysis (ICP, OES)
  • Fuel Exposure
  • Optical Microscopy

Plastics/ Textiles/ Rubbers/ Non-Metals 

  • Carbon Black Content (TGA)
  • Chemical Exposure
  • Cleanliness/Sediment Test
  • Coating Verification
  • Copper/Titanium Content
  • Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC)
  • Filler Content
  • Fuel Exposure
  • Infra Red Spectograph Identification (IR)
  • Infra Red Spectograph Identification, Micro (Micro-IR)
  • Melt Index
  • Melt Point
  • Moisture Content
  • Optical Microscopy
  • Specific Gravity/Density
  • Thermal Gravimetric Analysis (TGA)
  • Volume Change
  • Water Absorption