Intersteel UK operates an onsite metallurgical laboratory, which gives customers additional certification to that supplied by our mill and provides a wide range of inspection, testing and failure analysis services. We are uniquely positioned to problem solve across multiple disciplines by working in conjunction with our respected parent steel mills.


  • OES Spectrometer- chemical analysis
  • NADCA checks
  • XRF – PMI Material identification (Handheld)
  • NDT – MPI / Dye Penetrant and contact UT
  • Sample preparation: sawing and cutting
  • Magnetic particle testing
  • Hardness testing (Brinell – portable, Rockwell, Vickers, Equo tip 2 Leeb tester)
  • Third part inspections (3.2)
  • Tensile tests up to 10,000N at room temperature
  • Ferrite determination
  • ASTM Charpy impact tester up to 250 joules(from room temp to sub-zero)
  • Failure analysis – reporting and recommendations
  • Metallographic structure examinations
  • Corrosion testing (G48 / G 28 ASTM A923)
  • Cleanness examinations
  • Test piece manufacture

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