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Metallurgical testing services from SGS – comprehensive metallurgical testing laboratory services providing fast turnarounds and critical data.

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In the metal industry, ensuring successful application trials, improving materials, detecting defects, evaluating materials, and analyzing material characteristics and failures is essential. It also requires highly specialized testing and expertise.

We offer a comprehensive range of metallurgical testing laboratory services driven by specification-guided processes. Each process results in data-rich reports that include
clear descriptions of repeatable material examinations.

We offer a quick response, completing most tests within three to four business days. Faster turnarounds are also available when urgent data is paramount.

With a strong investigative focus on failure analysis, we provide accredited chemical analysis, mechanical testing, engineering services, and metallurgical services.

Our cutting-edge Chicago laboratory is a 33,000-square-foot facility anchored by full-service failure analysis and metallurgical lab departments.

Our metallurgical testing services include:

  • Case depth
  • Microstructure analysis
  • Decarburization
  • Microhardness
  • Grain size exam
  • Inclusion rating
  • Macroetching examinations
  • Salt spray testing
  • Plating thickness
  • PPAP testing
  • Scanning electron microscopy (SEM)
  • Energy dispersive spectrometry (EDS) 
  • Gas porosity exam

To talk through your metallurgical testing requirements, talk to us today.