Welcome to ASTON,
the Metal Testing Experts
The experienced metallurgists, chemists and
technicians at the ASTON metallurgical testing lab can help you solve
your metal parts manufacturing problems. Our metal testing and other
metallurgical services can save you time and money by finding and eliminating
metal part and product deficiencies.
Services & Specialties
Metal Testing & Analysis--
A state-of-the-art metallurgical testing lab is used for a variety of metal
testing and analysis.
The cause and prevention of equipment and component failures.
Independent and confidential testing activities are employed
to verify or challenge existing results.
ASTM and other testing methods are used for general and localized
Recommendations are made for materials, processes and application
modifications that reduce product failures and costs.
Treating Evaluations and Troubleshooting--
A full range of services from referee routine testing of heat treated components
to failure analysis, material review and equipment troubleshooting.
Industry experts are skilled in explaining laboratory findings
and/or documenting facts in courts of law.
These services range from routine analysis to comprehensive
failure and corrosion investigations. More
Microscopy & SEM
SEM with light element EDS, research optical microscopes, high resolution digital
photography and digital image analysis. More
Testing Services -
QA/QC testing, hardness, Knoop & Vickers micro hardness testing, tensile & cycle,
torque, impact and dimensional testing. More
Analysis of routine carbon and low alloy steels, stainless steels, tool steels
and aluminum alloys. More
Carbon and sulfur analyzer, nitrogen analyzer, atomic absorption,
ICP Spectrometer, wet chemical facilities, and coating weight. More