Metaltest provides electrical conductivity testing for determining the electrical conductivity of nonmagnetic metals using the electromagnetic (eddy-current) method. This test is applicable to metals that have either a flat or slightly curved surface and includes metals with or without a thin nonconductive coating. Electrical conductivity testing can be used to determine: type of metal or alloy, type of heat treatment (for aluminum this evaluation should be used in conjunction with a hardness examination), aging of the alloy, and heat damage.

Electrical conductivity, when evaluated with eddy-current instruments, is usually expressed as a percentage of the conductivity of the International Annealed Copper Standard (IACS).

Temper Inspection of nonferrous metals
Temper inspection per BAC5946; using conductivity and hardness to confirm the alloy and temper for raw material and parts machined from material procured in the final heat treated condition. When applied, the hardness and conductivity values specified provide a high degree of confidence that the material satisfies the material specification requirements.

Accreditations

NADCAP
Materials Testing

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AC7006
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

ASTM

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Saturday: Closed
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