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Mechanical Testing

Strength and failure testing of products and materials we use every day.

Our cars, homes, phones, appliances, hospitals, schools, factories and even farms rely on engineered materials.  The focus of Modern Laboratories physical and mechanical testing department is to provide detailed quantitative and qualitative data, so our customers can make informed decisions relating to:

  • Process Quality Control and Product Conformance
  • Materials selection and verification
  • Pre-Production Certification
  • Failures and process/product improvement activities

Testing Capabilities

  • Tensile, Yield, Elongation, Reduction of Area
  • Impact (Charpy, Izod) -321°F to heated
  • Hardness (Rockwell, Brinell, Vickers, Knoop)
  • Bends, Shear
  • Compression, Puncture, Springs, Rebar
  • Custom Setup and Fixturing
  • Elevated Temperatures (up to 2200°F)
  • Fastener Testing
  • Flexural
  • Hydrogen Embrittlement
  • Most specimen geometries and material types
  • Product Testing
  • Sample Heat Treating
  • Weld Qualifications

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Mechaical Testing

Metallurgical Testing

Microscopy is an essential analytical technique used in almost every branch of science.

“Metallurgical” testing includes the use of microscopy techniques to determine important information for use in quality control, troubleshooting and problem solving, and product development. Experienced metallurgists and technicians employ a wide range of analytical instrumentation to offer these capabilities and more:

Testing Capabilities

  • Microstructure Evaluations
  • Micro-hardness Testing
  • Grain Size
  • Case Depth and Decarburization
  • Inclusion Rating and Identification
  • Graphite Size and Type
  • Coatings Analysis
  • Weld Examinations
  • Surface Analysis
  • Heat Treatment Properties
  • Particle Hardness and Analysis
  • Macrostructure and Grain Flow
  • Corrosion testing, IGA/IGO
  • Fractography
  • Electron Microscopy-Microchemistry
  • X-Ray Mapping and Imaging
  • Reverse Engineering
  • Failure Analysis
  • Analysis of casting and forging structures

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Metallurgical Testing

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