Metal testing services provided include: Weld procedure qualification,Welder performance qualifications, Calibration, including Torque Wrenches and Skidmores.; metallurgical services since 1959, nationwide.
Weld procedure qualification:Hardness testing,Charpy V notch,Macroetch,Transverse and all weld metal tensile tests,Guided face and root bend tests, side bends,Hardness surveys (Rockwell, Brinell, Vickers and microhardness), Nondestructive testing (NDT) –visual RT, (radiography),PT (dye penetrant), MT (magnetic particle testing), UT (ultrasonic testing),Brazing/soldering qualification tests (micro sectioning to assess lack of bond),Hardfacing (chemical analysis, PT, macroetch),Corrosion resistant overlay (chemical analysis, bends, PT),Ferrite content by magnagage.
Welder performance qualifications (bends or xray)
ASME Sect. IX; AWS D1.1 through D1.6
Military standards- MIL-STD-1595A: S9074-AQ-GIB-010/248, T9074-AS-GIB-010/271
ANSI/AWS-B2.1, B4.0, D9.1, D14.3, D15.3, D17.1, D17.2
(NYSSCM), New York State Steel Construction Manual Section 8, Parts A&B
Calibration Services – NIST Traceable - Pressure gauges: hydraulic, pneumatic, and electronic strain gage,Torque wrenches and meters,Skidmore-Wilhelm bolt tension calibrators,Amprobes and multimeters
Metallurgy- Cause of Failure Investigation- An engineering report is prepared and submitted, including photographic evidence, which reports observations, findings and conclusions. Professional engineering, Welding engineering, Reinforcing Bar (Re-Bar) tension test