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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
Lead Testing - Total Lead in Children’s Metal Products (Including Children’s Metal Jewelry) ASTM E1613; CPSC-CH-E1001-08.1
Total Lead in Non-Metal Children’s Products ASTM E1613 CPSC-CH-E1002-08.1
Determining Lead in Paint and Other Similar Surface Coatings ASTM E1613 CPSC-CH-E1003-09.1, 16 CFR 1303
Preparation of Dried Paint Samples by Hotplate or Microwave Digestion for Subsequent Lead Analysis ASTM E1645

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