Laboratory analyses and testing for the defense and security sector

Your needs : to design efficient, innovative and reliable materials with regard to security

As major players in the arms industry, as manufacturers of security devices, as producers of electronic components for high tech equipment, as experts in the production of nanomaterials, you are searching for a way to improve in the field of safe, reliable micro technology.

  • Inspection of raw materials
  • Surface functionalization
  • Integrating multiple functions into the same chip
  • Understanding defects and anomalies
  • Miniaturizing your products

To assist you with these various technological challenges, cooperation with a reliable, reactive laboratory with high added technical value guarantees that your products will conform to regulations and will assist you in your innovative efforts.

Our solution : to assist industrialists from the defense sector in analyzing and characterizing materials and in the development of new procedures.

As an independent laboratory situated in Dijon and housing a 2100m² analytical fleet, FILAB has a lot of experience in providing assistance as part of projects for the defense and security systems industry. FILAB offers its analytical services, its expertise and R&D advice for the following activities :


  • Chemical analyses : VOC, residual solvents, heavy metals, additives...

  • Surface analysis : welding, surface treatment, coating thickness measurements…

  • Microsection characterization

  • REACH analyses

  • Material characterization : metallic alloys, polymers, composite materials, glass, ceramics…

  • Thermal analysis

  • Granulometric analysis


  • Expertise in analytical chemistry

  • Deformulation services

  • Failure analysis : studying fissures, adhesive problems, corrosion, metallographic examination, weld analysis…

  • Using SEM-EDX and FTIR to identify pollutants and deposits

  • Compatibility studies

  • Laboratory audit and team training


  • Creation, validation and transfer of analytical techniques

  • Searching for product substitutions

  • Literature reviews

  •  Developing a new formula or a new product


  • Organic analyses : GCMS, Py-GCMS, LC-MSMS, GPC, NMR, FTIR

  • Thermal analyses : TGA, DSC

  • Powder analysis : XRD, SEM-FEG EDX, BET

  • Mineral analyses : ICP, XRD, IC

  • Metallurgic analyses : ICP, SEM-FEG EDX, OES

  • Surface analysis : SEM-FEG EDX, PES, ToF-SIMS

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

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