Metallurgical Services

Metallurgical testing involves analyzing metallic materials to understand their composition, structure, and properties. This ensures quality, safety, and performance in industries like manufacturing and construction. Techniques include chemical analysis, microstructural examination, mechanical testing, corrosion assessment, and more. It helps optimize material use, design, and reliability.

Ferrite Testing

Ferrite testing is a rapid, cost-effective, and precise method used to determine the ferrite percentage in austenitic and duplex stainless steel component and welds. This test finds applications in various industries, including:

Ferrite Testing

Ferrite is a critical microstructural phase that directly affects the mechanical and corrosion performance of stainless steel and welds. Through our advanced testing techniques, we accurately measure and analyse the ferrite content in your components and provide you vital information for assessing material integrity, determining corrosion resistance, and evaluating weld quality.

Our experienced team utilizes advanced equipment and follows industry best practices to deliver reliable and precise ferrite measurements. With our Ferrite Testing service, you can make informed decisions about material selection, optimize manufacturing processes, and ensure compliance with industry standards.

Metallurgical Replication

Metallurgical replication is a non-destructive technique employing portable equipment to obtain precise replicas of microstructures from surfaces that are in active service. This methodology allows for meticulous analysis without causing any damage to the equipment or requiring its removal. Applications include:

Metallurgical Replication

It enables informed decision-making, maintenance planning, and cost reduction, thereby minimizing the risk of equipment failure. Metallurgical replication finds applications in various industries, including:

to examine boiler tubes, heat exchangers, turbine blades, and other components subjected to high temperatures and pressures.

to evaluate the microstructure and integrity of automotive engine parts, transmission components, and chassis elements.

to analyse the microstructure and condition of pipelines, pressure vessels, and drilling equipment.

to assess the quality and integrity of welds, castings, forgings, and machined parts.

to examine the condition of ship hulls and propellers

to assess the microstructural integrity of critical aircraft components such as turbine blades, engine components, and structural elements

to assess the structural integrity of bridges, pipelines, and heritage sites.

Neutral Salt Spray Testing: Assessing Corrosion Resistance

Our comprehensive Salt Spray Testing service offers a reliable method to assess the corrosion resistance of various materials and coatings. This testing technique involves subjecting samples to a controlled saline environment to simulate corrosive conditions.

Neutral Salt Spray Testing

Using industry-standard equipment and procedures (such as ASTM B117 and AS 2331.3.1), we conduct rigorous salt spray tests to evaluate the durability and performance of your products. By exposing samples to a corrosive atmosphere, we can accurately determine their resistance to corrosion, providing valuable insights for quality control and material selection.

Our experienced team ensures accurate and consistent results, enabling you to make informed decisions about product design, manufacturing processes, and protective coatings. With our Salt Spray Testing service, you can confidently verify the durability and reliability of your materials, ensuring they meet the required corrosion resistance standards.


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