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.
Your needs are the following :

  • 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...
  • Material characterization : metallic alloys, polymers, composite materials, glass, ceramics…
  • Surface analysis : welding, surface treatment, coating thickness measurements…
  • Thermal analysis
  • Microsection characterization
  • Granulometric analysis
  • REACH analyses



  • Expertise in analytical chemistry
  • Using SEM-EDX and FTIR to identify pollutants and deposits
  • Deformulation services
  • Compatibility studies
  • Failure analysis : studying fissures, adhesive problems, corrosion, metallographic examination, weld analysis…
  • Laboratory audit and team training



  • Creation, validation and transfer of analytical techniques
  • Literature reviews
  • Searching for product substitutions
  •  Developing a new formula or a new product



  • Organic analyses : GCMS, Py-GCMS, LC-MSMS, GPC, NMR, FTIR
  • Mineral analyses : ICP, XRD, IC
  • Thermal analyses : TGA, DSG
  • Metallurgic analyses : ICP, SEM-FEG EDX, OES
  • Powder analysis : XRD, SEM-FEG EDX, BET
  • Surface analysis : SEM-FEG EDX, PES, ToF-SIMS




The positive aspects of FILAB

A highly qualified team

Reactiveness and quick processing time for requests

COFRAC ISO 17025 accredited laboratory

Complete analytical fleet spread over 2100m²

Tailored support for customers


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