Metallography & Metallurgy

MTEC Mechanical Testing Services is now Element

Learn more about the metallography services Element provides

MTEC has the facilities to provide full metallographic services. Reproducibility is achieved with automatic polishing systems. This automated system will provide large quantity sample output combined with quality surface preparation. Metallographic services include:

  • Sample preparation of all alloys, coatings and electronic components plus macro and micro etching of these materials
  • Photomicrographs
  • Failure analysis
  • Corrosion testing: Susceptibility to Intergranular Corrosion in Nickel-Rich Alloys ASTM G28, Pitting and Crevice Corrosion Resistance ASTM G48, Susceptibility to Intergranular Attack in Austenitic Stainless Steels ASTM A262
  • Microhardness testing
    • Case Depth
    • Weld Profiles
    • Decarburization
    • Carburization
  • Microstructure examination
  • Microcleanliness and grain size determinations
  • Ferrite point count with photos
  • SEM metallography