Lonestar Alpha has the capability to cater to the physical metallurgical testing requirements of a wide range of materials and products. The testing capability and experience are recognized by reputed classification societies and third party inspection agencies. Tests are generally carried out to international standards set by ASTM, BS, ASME, AWS and others. Lonestar Alpha offers quality service to international standards, accurate results and quick turnaround at reasonable cost.

METALLURGY TESTS

LONESTAR ALPHA METALLURGICAL TESTING CAPABILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Vickers hardness
  • Flattening
  • Impact (Ambient temp. to – 196°C)
  • Bend test
  • Flexure
  • Corrosion test – ASTM A262 / G48t
  • Compression
  • Failure load
  • Microstructure examination
  • Breaking load
  • Coating adhesion
  • Coating thickness
  • Coating continuity
  • Nick break
  • Macro examination
  • Fillet weld break
  • Failure analysis
  • HIC / SSCC test
  • Chemistry by OE
  • Tensile
  • In-situ metallographyn
  • Ferrite count
  • Proof load

MATERIAL FREQUENCY TESTED INCLUDE:

  • Metals and alloy products such as plates, shapes, bares, pipes and fittings.
  • Welding procedure qualification test coupons
  • Welder qualification test coupons
  • Steel bars, wires and fabric for concrete reinforcement
  • Galvanized steel products
  • Fasteners
  • Metal castings
  • Cemented carbide products
  • Plastics, elastomers and composite materials
  • Paper and fiber products
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