UKAS Testing

We offer a range of UKAS-accredited testing methods to support our customers via our Group's laboratory.

The scope of testing covers various areas with additional services to ensure our metallurgists provide comprehensive support.

Metallurgical Analysis & Corrosion Testing:
  • Metallurgical Evaluation to ASTM A923 Method A
  • Phase Balance Analysis to ASTM E562
  • Corrosion Testing to ASTM G48 + A923 Method C
  • Grain Size Analysis to ASTM E112
Charpy Impact Testing:

We provide Charpy V notch impact testing utilising a 300J impact tester (to ASTM E23 & A370, respectively). We also offer the facility for cryogenic cooling down to minus 60°C.

Our services also include tensile testing up to 30 tonnes (ASTM E8, A370 & ASTM B557, BS EN ISO 6892-1 & BS EN 2002-1) and elevated temperature tensile testing up to 200°C (ASTM E21 & BS EN ISO 6892-2).

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Our physical property testing services include magnetic permeability testing, Hocking electrical conductivity testing, Fischer ferrite testing and GAMMA-SCOUT radiation detection (Geiger Counter - not UKAS accredited).

We use a Spectro Maxx Spark Emission Spectrometer for analysing iron, copper, nickel, aluminium and titanium base materials to BS EN 14726, ASTM E1086, ASTM E415, ASTM A751, ASTM E1251 & BS EN 15079 (not UKAS accredited).

Hardness testing includes Vickers, Rockwell and Brinell. Weldment assessment testing is also available. Our Group's laboratory also provides a range of additional services, including material investigations.

Call TSM Steel for more information concerning laboratory material testing services on 01922 666 310.

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