Mettexlab

Metallurgical Testing

 TESTING FACILITIES  

  • Stereo microscope 
  • Optical microscope (LEICA DM 2500-(Make : Germany)
  • Micro Vickers hardness tester 

PROPERTIES DETERMINED

  • Microstructure examination of  ferrous and non-ferrous metals and alloys,
  • Microstructure of cast irons (flake graphite – FG, spheroidal graphite – SG, malleable iron, & chilled /white iron. )  – flake/ nodule size, nodule count, nodularity and micro constituents. (ferrite, pearlite, martensite, cementite/carbide etc ).
  • Micro structure of powder metallurgical (sintered). products.
  • Macro examination  of  ferrous and non ferrous metals and alloys(Grain Flow lines in forgings, Defects in welded joints & welding geometry – depth of weld penetration, leg length, throat thickness, convexity / concavity)
  • Non-metallic  Inclusion rating/Cleanliness (NMIR)
  •  Grain size measurement (ferritic and austenitic)
  • Coating thickness by microscopic and coating thickness meter
  •  Carb and Decarburization depth by microscopic method and micro Vickers hardness method.
  • IGC Practice-A (as per ASTM A262), 
  • Total Case depth measurement by  microscopic method 
  • Effective case depth measurement by micro vickers hardness method.
  • Surface roughness test (Ra & Rz)

Products Covered

  • Steel
  • Stainless steel
  • Cast Iron
  • Aluminium
  • Copper
  • Nickel