Alloy depletion analysis reveals the depth of decarburization in steels. The depth of decarburization is the thickness of the layer in which loss of carbon has a significant effect on the properties that affect the...

Alpha case contamination of Titanium alloys results from oxygen or nitrogen pick-up during heat treatment. This brittle surface structure is prone to microcracking, and reduces the metal's performance...

Grain size analysis measures the grain size of a metallic specimen. An accurate assessment of grain size in the specimen is used to verify the effectiveness of a particular manufacturing process...

Delta Ferrite testing finds the percentage of delta phase iron inclusions in the test specimen. Excessive delta ferrite in the material may be detrimental to the material's properties. The point count...

Micro-cleanliness analysis is used to evaluate contamination in the grain structure of steel. Contaminants, inclusions and foreign material in the grain structure will negatively affect...

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Materials Testing

Scope of Approvals

Aerospace Approvals

Metaltest is OEM approved to perform military and commercial aerospace testing for a wide range of prime contractors including:

  • Boeing
  • Bombardier
  • Cessna
  • Goodrich
  • Gulfstream
  • Hawker Beechcraft
  • Sikorsky

Nuclear Approvals

Metaltest is NQA-1 Compliant for nuclear power testing. Our clients include:

  • ABW Technologies
  • Alaskan Copper

Industry Associations

Metaltest holds memberships in the following industry associations:

AFS National & Puget Sound

ASM National & Puget Sound

AWS National & Puget Sound

Metal Treating Institute



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