Experienced in Mechanical, Chemical, Metallurgical, And Corrosion Testing
Tensile Testing Metallurgical Laboratory has many unique sample preparation techniques and processes. We can make and test a wide variety of sub-size, standard and macro size specimens. All preparation and testing is performed in accordance with customer requirements utilizing the most current specification revisions (ASTM, AMS, ASME).
The following is a recommended size - we can work with larger and smaller pieces.
Optimum size is 1" x 1" x 1/2" of metallic material for analysis. Smaller sizes, chips, fines, drillings, etc. may require a melt preparation of at least 45 grams sample material weight (Kelmelt charge added).
Flats: Sheet/Plate: 12" x 12" x thickness
Tube/Pipe: 8" length
BAR (round/ hex stock): 6" length
Finished Part: Enough stock to allow for tensile (For small parts send section of material prior to manufacturing)
Full Size: Tube/Pipe: 18" length, Wire: Minimum 24" length
Enough stock per piece for (3) specimens - 1/2" x 1/2" x 2" each
Minimum 1" x 1" x thickness or actual part (or segment of part.)
Standard panels or actual as shipped piece(s)
Actual failure section and/or assembly (if possible).
*Note: Do NOT clean the segment(s), ship as failed. Place in zip lock bag, if possible. Do not have mating faces touching during transit.
Tensile Testing Metallurgical Laboratory
Attn: Client Services
4520 Willow Parkway
Cleveland, OH 44125
Sample Receipt Verification: Client Services at: (888) 589-6040 or (216) 641-3290