Rotech Laboratories Limited is a UKAS accredited metallurgical test laboratory providing an extensive schedule of accredited tests to many sectors of industry.
Rotech is also NADCAP accredited for Cleanliness verification.
-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)
Phoenix Materials Testing offers a complete service from design, manufacture and installation to on going support, UKAS calibration and servicing of precision materials testing systems.
Phoenix leads the way in high-quality, specialist test machines for a diverse range of sectors, including aerospace, automotive, universities, nuclear power and power generation, pharmaceutical, petrochemical and geotechnical research.