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Metallurgical Lab

Test DescriptionSpecification (ASTM & Other)
Rockwell Hardness Testing A, B, C, N, T ASTM E18, F606, F606M, SAE J429
Brinell Hardness Testing - 87.5, 500, 750, 3000Kg ASTM E10
Microhardness (Knoop & Vickers) 100, 500 HK, 100, 300, 500, 1000 HK ASTM E384, F606, F606M
Vickers Hardness Testing HV 5000, HV 1000 ASTM E384, ISO 6507-1
Jominy Hardenability ASTM A255
Specimen Preparation ASTM E3
Macroetch Testing ASTM E381
Microetching Metals and Alloys ASTM E407
Grain Size Exam ASTM E112, E1181
Micro-Cleanliness Rating ASTM E45 (Method A, C, D, E), ISO 4967 (Method A and B); DIN 50602 (Method K & L); JIS G 0555
Case Depth SAE J423
Discontinuity Exam ASATM A574, F788, SAE J122, ISO 898-1
Decarburization Exam ASTM E1077, SAE J121, J419
Volume Fraction by Point Count ASTM E562, SAE AMS 2315
Graphite Microstructure ASTM A247
SEM/EDS ASTM B748, E766, E1508, MSi Proc. 2000
Salt Spray (Fog) ASTM B117, USCAR-1 GM 4298P, GM W3286, ISO 9227
Intergranular Attack in Austenitic (SS) ASTM A262 (Practice A & E)
Pitting and Crevice Corrosion ASTM G48 (Method A & B)
Detrimental Intermetallic Phases in Duplex Stainless Steels ASTM A923
Intergranular Corrosion in Nickel Chrome Alloys ASTM G28 (Method A)
Inclusion or Second-Phase Content by Automatic Image Analysis ASTM E1245
Measurements by Optical Microscope Examination ASTM B487; MSi Proc. 0008
Coating Weight (Zn) ASTM A90

Mechanical Lab

Test DescriptionSpecification (ASTM & Other)
Tensile Testing (Axial & Wedge) ASTM B557, E8, F606; SAE J429, J995, J1199, J1216; EN 10002
Proof (Internal & External Threads) ASTM F606; SAE J429, J1199
Charpy Impact Testing (Type A) ASTM E23, ISO 148-1, 148-2; EN 10045-1, 2; JIS Z 2202
Bend ASTM A370, Sec 14, E290 Guided Bend, Semi Guided B, AWS B4.0 (Part A)
Steel Cleanliness SAE AMS 2301, 2304; JIS G 0556
Surface Roughness ASME B46; MSi Procedure 590
Weld Procedure and Weld Operator Qualification AWS B4.0 (Part AD): D1.1, D1.2, D1.5, D1.6, ASME Section IX, NAVSEA S9074-AQ-GIB-010/248

Chemical Lab

Test DescriptionSpecification (ASTM & Other)
Optical Emission Spectroscopy (OES) Steel E415, A751
  Stainless Steel: C, Mn, Si, Cr, Ni, Mo, P, S, Cu, V, Al, Nb, Ti, Co, W, Pb, Sn, Zr, Ca, Ce, Ta, B, N, Fe ASTM E1086, A751
  Aluminum: Si, Fe, Cu, Mn, Mg, Zn, Ni, Cr, Pb, Sn, Ti, Ag, B, Be, Bi, Ca, Cd, Na, Sb, Sr, V, Zr, Co, Al, ASTM E1251
  Titanium:Al, Bi, C, Cr, Cu, Fe, H, Mn, Mo, N, Ni, O, Pb, S, Sn, V, Ti, Se, Zr; E1473 MSi Procedure 1002
  Copper:Sn, Pb, Zn, P, Mn, Fe, Ni, Si, Mg, Cr, Te, As, Se, Sb,Cd, Bi, Ag, Co, Al, S, Be, Zr, C, Cu; E1473 MSi Procedure 1002
  Nickel: C, Si, Mn,P, S, Cr, Mo, Fe, V, W, Cu, Al, Co, Nb, Ti, Zr, Ta, Sn, Mg, Pb, B, N, Ni; ASTM E1473 MSi Procedure 1002
  Cast Iron ASTM E1999, A751
  High Mn Steel ASTM E2209, A751

LECO Combustion/Absorption Analysis

LECO – C, S, N, O; ASTM E1019, E1409, E1941

Test DescriptionSpecification (ASTM & Other)
Fusion Analysis – Titanium & Steel LECO – Hydrogen ASTM E1447 MSi Procedure 1010
Sample Preparation by Re-melt ASTM E1306
Graphitic Carbon – Cast Iron ASTM E351
Inductively Coupled Plasma (ICP) ASTM E1479, E2371 MSi Procedure 1006
Hexavalent Chrome ISO 3613; GMW 3034; DX 900359
Gravimetric Copper ASTM E53
Density of Compacted or Sintered Powder Metallurgy (PM) Products Using Archimedes Principle ASTM B962
Preparation of Dried Paint Samples by Hotplate or Microwave Digestion for Subsequent Lead Analysis ASTM E1645

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