Metallurgical Testing

Our extensive metallurgical testing laboratory includes a SPECTROMAXx spectrometer, digital microscope, sample preparation equipment and hardness testers.

Hardness Testing  

  • Rockwell, Knoop, Vicker
  • Case Depth
  • Microhardness (case and core, profile)

Coating Evaluation  

  • Chrome Spot Test
  • Coating Adhesion
  • Coating Bend Test
  • Coating Verification
  • Coating Weight
  • Coating/Plating Thickness
  • Pore Count
  • Saw Grind
  • Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM)

Microstructure Evaluation  

  • Case Depth
  • Carburization/Decarburization
  • Grain Size
  • Graphite
  • Heat Treatment
  • Casting Discontinuities
  • Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM)
  • Weld Evaluations
  • Inclusion Content 
     

Forming Evaluation 

  • Bend Test
  • Coating Bend Test
  • Flare Test
  • Mandrel Bend Test
  • Wrap/Coil Test

Metals Chemistry  

  • Cleanliness/Sediment Test
  • Coating Weight
  • Density/Specific Gravity
  • Elemental Analysis (ICP, OES)
  • Identification 
     

 

 

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