Mechanical testing

Mechanical testing. Quality, assured

Mechanical testing helps industry to push the boundaries of performance in metal-based assets. Exova’s metallurgical and mechanical testing expertise gives you the assurances you need on future safety and performance. We have built a reputation based on technical capabilities, service and, most importantly, the integrity and quality of our results. In a sector where there is no room for error, we work closely with our customers to understand their operational and commercial needs, ensuring we deliver first time, every time.

Industrials Mechanical Testing

Confidence through knowledge

Our know-how is available around the globe, with a network of metallurgical testing experts and specialist mechanical testing facilities conducting a range of destructive and static testing. These include tensile and charpy impact tests, to more technically demanding fatigue and fracture toughness tests, chemical analysis, optical emission spectroscopy and x-ray flouresence. Supported by dedicated machine shops, we can provide rapid sample processing, ensuring peace of mind through the provision answers within your time scales. 

Our comprehensive range of mechanical testing services, include:

Bend Testing

  • Tension and compression
  • Load frames with capacity from 50 lb ft to 600,000 lb ft, including sub ambient, ambient and elevated temperatures.

Impact Testing

  • Fully automated impact testing including charpy, Izod and drop weight testing

Hardness Testing

  • Vickers, Brinell and Rockwell, including portable testing

Fatigue Specimen Testing (-200 - 1800 F)

  • Single and multi-axis
  • Rotational bend
  • Strain and load control capable

Creep and Stress Rupture

  • Specimen testing up to 20,000 lb ft and 2000°F
  • Tension and compression 
  • Hydrogen embrittlement

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