Laboratory expertise and analysis of corrosion

Your needs : to determine the root cause of corrosion on your product

What is corrosion ?

Corrosion is the general term used to describe a chemical reaction between a material and its environment leading to the material deteriorating. This phenomenon can affect all kinds of materials but mostly metals and metallic alloys.

Why analyze corrosion problems ?

Corrosion is a major blight on industry, affecting the reliability and strength of metal products and their structure. Corrosion can also be linked to health and environmental safety issues.

Our solution : to perform an expertise to help you better understand your problems relating to corrosion

Our laboratory services

For over 30 years FILAB has had the necessary experience and specific analytical fleet to be able to assist different companies with analysis and studies of corrosion all while providing tailored support.

From routine analysis to R&D, FILAB laboratory provides its multisectoral expertise to fulfil different types of requests linked to corrosion problems :

  • Evaluation of the corrosion rate of a material in a laboratory
  • Root cause characterization if these corrosion phenomena
  • Corrosion resistance testing (salt spray/salt fog tests)
  • Studies into the efficiency of anti-corrosion systems
  • Expertise and assistance in choosing an anti-corrosion material or formula to influence the lifespan of a product or installation, working against corrosion problems

For these types of services, FILAB laboratory uses cutting-edge analytical techniques such as Scanning Electron Microscopy coupled to an EDX microprobe (SEM FEG EDX), Ion Chromatography (IC) associated with microstructural examinations and even ICP (ICP-MS or ICP-AES)


As an independent laboratory with a team made up of highly qualified personnel, FILAB guarantees the reliability of its results, a quick turnaround for requests and tailored support for clients. 

The positive aspects of FILAB

  • A highly qualified team

  • Responsiveness in responding to and processing requests

  • A complete analytical park of 2100m²

  • Tailor-made support

Alexandre VIGLIONE
Alexandre VIGLIONE Technical Sales Representative
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