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Experienced in Mechanical, Chemical, Metallurgical, And Corrosion Testing

Tensile Testing
4520 Willow Parkway
Cleveland, OH 44125
PH: 216-641-3290
FX: 216-641-1223

Return Samples

Tensile Testing Metallurgical Laboratory retains samples and remnants for a minimum of 30 days and then they are destroyed unless otherwise requested with the following exceptions:

  • Nadcap samples and remnants are kept for 6 months.
  • Failure Analysis samples and remnants are returned with the report.
  •  Nuclear Disposition Form -Nuclear samples are returned 30 days after testing unless the Nuclear Disposition Form is filled out.
  •  Return Sample Request Form -Customer needs to fill out the Return Sample Request Form if they require the sample to be returned.


Samples are usually returned UPS Ground unless otherwise noted. A shipping and handling fee is applied on the invoice for returned samples (Minimum $10.00). If you supply a UPS or Federal Express number there is usually no handling charges assessed.

Please state whether you need samples (the tested pieces) or remnant or both returned.

If you require a truck, please arrange for the shipping, send us a copy of the manifest, and notify Client Services when to expect the transportation so that your pieces will be ready to load.

For Special Handling please fill out the form above and fax or Email Us.

Note: Samples are kept for a minimum of 30 days and destroyed unless otherwise requested.

Specialized testing and services include consulting, failure analysis, reverse engineering service, fastener testing, scanning electron microscopy, welder qualification, materials and process problem solving,and miscellaneous tests on non-metallic materials.

Call Tensile Testing Today At 216.641.3290 And Speak Directly With One Of Our Experts.