UKAS Accredited Testing

UKAS Accredited Testing Laboratory

We offer a unique service through our Group's UKAS-accredited materials testing laboratory, based in Biggleswade.

With the support of qualified metallurgists, we provide vital technical support on metals, alloys, certification, standards and specifications. We offer your business unrivalled levels of support and the testing services you require without needing a third party. This level of unrivalled support can make a big difference to our customers.

To our knowledge, this is the only UK stockholder that offers these services in-house. You can view more information by visiting our Group's website by clicking here.

Committed to Quality

Our services underline our commitment to quality and prove invaluable to many customers. We also tailor the benefits to your needs. Some clients apply mechanical properties up to the safe working limit - we give your business confidence by testing the material to confirm the achievement of these levels.

Working Example

A customer identified that an alloy was pitting during the manufacturing process. It turned out after our in-depth analysis that the integrity of the alloy was perfect - the swarf from the machining process was pitting the alloy. The customer resolved the problem with a simple setup change.

Testing Methods

We offer various testing services from our Group's UKAS accredited testing laboratory based in in Biggleswade, and these services include:

  • Tensile testing
  • Charpy impact testing
  • Chemical and metallurgical analysis
  • Hardness and physical properties testing

Our service is unrivalled in the materials supply sector. Whether you need independent advice or investigation, we handle everything in-house.

Material Testing Methods

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