We are a world-class supplier of engineering raw materials. Our objective is to provide all our customers, from the small machine shop to the large multi-national corporation, a supply path that continuously delivers the highest levels of service, quality and value.
Our UKAS accredited testing laboratory offers a wide range of tests which are available for our customers – we provide third party inspection services too.
Our laboratory forms part of our Smiths Technical Services Department and all procedures are carried out at our dedicated facility based at a central warehousing facility in Biggleswade.
Our range of extensive material testing services includes:
Metallurgical Microscopes, sample preparation equipment and associated equipment to allow:
Welder qualification testing and weld procedure qualification testing can be carried out:
BS EN ISO 9606-1, BS EN ISO 15614-1, BS EN ISO 17639, BS EN ISO 9015-1 & *BS EN ISO 6520-1.
We also provide Vickers (HV10 & HV30), Rockwell (B+C) and Brinell Hardness Testing (10/3000)
Spectro Maxx Spark Emission Spectrometer for analysing:
XRF Positive Material Identification
* Not UKAS Accredited