Metallurgical and Corrosion Tests
Dezincification tests(AS/NZS 2345; ISO 6509; BS EN1254-2) for plumbing fitting industries. Ammonium stress corrosion (ISO 6957; DIN 50916) for copper products.
Mercurous nitrate test(AS2136; ASTM B154-05) for copper products.
Coating thickness measurements
Local thickness tests and average coating mass per unit for galvanized steel sheets (AS2331.01)
USL can provide chemical analyses on final products, raw materials, metals, non-metals; certified reference materials; chemicals; wastes and furnace slag using wide range of equipment down to trace levels. Equipment/techniques available include:
Ark spark spectrometers (OES).
Leco C/S analyser.
Plasma Techniques (ICP-OE).
Atomic Absorption (Flame; Graphite Furnace, Cold Vapour).
Classical methods(AS; ASTM; APHA).