Metal Testing

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BHP laboratories offer a comprehensive suite of metals testing services to the manufacturing industry. BHP has a wealth of experience in the area of weld procedure qualification and provides training and testing for the coding of welders. BHP’s metals laboratory is equipped to undertake a wide variety of tests directed at establishing the quality and integrity of welds. Power generation, refining and pharmaceutical plants all use the services of BHP for assessment of plant condition and for failure analysis should it occur. BHP has significant experience in the area of corrosion in particular and provides analysis and reports in this area.

Having built an expert in house metals team, BHP is well placed to advice across a wide variety of specialist metals. BHP is fully accredited by INAB for all mechanical tests.

  • Tensile

  • Hardness

  • Root/face bends

  • Impact tests

  • Macro/Micro inspection

  • Corrosion

  • Failure Investigation

  • Chemical Analysis


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