Laboratory analysis and expertise of steel

Chemical analysis of steel : one of FILAB’s specialties

Steel is a metallic alloy made up primarily of iron and carbon. Strong and resistant, steels are used in a wide variety of industrial fields : construction, furniture, machining, tools, aeronautical parts, food packaging…

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

FILAB laboratory provides its experience and its specific skills to inspect the quality of your steels or to determine their grade :

    • Chemical composition analysis and grade inspection of steels and stainless steels
    • C, H, O, N, S elemental analysis
    • Determination of the primary element contents : Mn, Cr, Ni, Mo…
    • Analyses in accordance with relevant standards such as EN 10088-1, NE 10088-2 and EN 10088-3

Our analytical fleet dedicated to analyzing steels :

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

Going even further : our expertise of steel

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

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