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Physical/Materials Testing

Scientific Control Laboratories is certified by A2LA  (Cert. #0556-01) for qualifying various products/finishes to their specifications. Our team of metallurgists and technicians are experienced in evaluating a range of products including coatings, metal substrates, electroplated deposits, and paints.

Plating Evaluations /Coating Evaluations

  • Materials TestingSolution Analyses
  • Plating Solution Troubleshooting
  • Plating Process Evaluation
  • Thickness
  • Microhardness
  • Porosity
  • Plating Defect Investigations
  • Testing per GMW 3034
  • STEP
  • Adhesion
  • Ductility / Stress
  • Corrosion and Contamination Analysis
  • On-Site Consultation

Environmental Testing / Corrosion Testing

  • Salt Spray (ASTM B117)
  • Humidity
  • CASS
  • Corrodkote
  • Thermal Cycling
  • Temperature Extremes

Product Testing

  • Testing for Lead and other metals
  • ASTM F963 Testing for Toy Products
  • ROHS / WEE / ELV Compliance Testing
  • BS EN 1811:1999 Nickel Release Testing