Failure Analysis

MTEC Mechanical Testing Services is now Element

Learn more about the failure analysis services Element provides

MTEC is equipped for comprehensive testing activities and as those requested in a failure-analysis investigation. These testing capabilities include the following:

  • Mechanical testing (tensile, toughness, hardness, etc.)
  • Chemical testing (chemical analyzing for most alloys and steels)
  • Metallography (grain size, inclusion content, microstructure examination, ferrite content, etc.)
  • Corrosion testing (testing per ASTM Standards)

MTEC has a JEOL JCM-6000 Scanning Electron microscope with an Energy Dispersive X-Ray Analyzer for performing electron microscopy and EDX analysis. EDX analysis of specimens includes spot analysis, line analysis, area analysis, segment analysis and mapping.

Need help deciding what data will be useful in determining root cause? Call us for a consultation at 281-469-2609. We are always glad to help.