Rotech Laboratories Limited is a UKAS accredited metallurgical test laboratory offering a large range of testing services to many sectors of industry.
Rotech is proud of its comprehensive product knowledge and the ability to provide technical support to all its customers.
Major test work includes...
-Failure analysis* and manufacturing investigations - using optical and electron microscopy and x-ray analysis.
-Microstructural evaluation to examine aspects such as weld quality, effectiveness of heat treatment, case depth, grain size, coating thickness etc.
-Positive Material Identification Service (PMI)
-Product finish testing utilising a fully equipped coating testing laboratory for the evaluation of painted, phosphated and electroplated finishes by salt spray, humidity, thickness, adhesion tests etc.
-Chemical analysis of ferrous and non-ferrous metals and alloys using ICP-OES and Leco C+S and nitrogen determination.
-Mechanical testing including tensiles at ambient and elevated temperatures, impacts at ambient and sub-zero temperatures, hardness and bend testing, and a full range of tests on fasteners and welds.
-Weld testing harnessing considerable experience of destructive weld testing for weld procedures and welder qualifications to EN ISO, ASME IX and major customer specifications.
(*test not covered under our UKAS accreditation)