Laboratory analysis and expertise of aluminum samples and of aluminum alloys

Chemical analysis of aluminum alloys : one of FILAB’s specialties

A unique combination of properties such as mechanical resistance, corrosion resistance, thermal and electric conductivity, all while being lightweight makes aluminum the second most used metal on earth after iron.

For over 20 years, FILAB laboratory has been providing metallurgical analyses of aluminum samples for hundreds of clients, some of which were provided under ISO 17025 accreditation.

FILAB laboratory provides its experience and specific skills to inspect the quality of your aluminum sample :

  • Chemical composition analysis and grade inspection of aluminum alloys
  • Analysis of your aluminum alloys in accordance with the EN 573-3 standard
  • Analysis of aluminum oxide based surgical implants in accordance with ISO 6474-2 

Our analytical fleet dedicated to analyzing aluminum alloys:

  • ICP-AES and ICP-MS elemental analyses
  • OES spark analyses
  • C, H, O, N, S elemental analysis
  • Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM-EDX) 

Going even further : our expertise of aluminum alloys

As well as performing routine metallurgical analyses, FILAB laboratory can provide you with its skills in metallurgical expertise and failure analysis for your aluminum samples : 

  • Metallographic examinations of aluminum alloys
  • Coating thickness measurements on aluminum parts
  • Corrosion resistance studies
  • Rupture analysis
  • Surface analysis and characterization (rugosity, defects…)
  • Accelerated aging tests (corrosion, surface alterations…)
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