Experience and Integrity make all the difference

Established in 1939, we are one of the oldest and most experienced metallurgical testing laboratories in the United States. The foundation of our over 80 years in business is our integrity, built from responsive customer service and reliable, accurate test results. Our reputation for 24-hour turnaround of routine samples and our ability to provide solutions to material-related problems is well-established among the industries we serve.

Whether you’re a technical professional or somewhat inexperienced with technical know-how, you will always receive excellent and professional customer service. We view you as our partner and strive to be as easy to work with as an internal testing lab while maintaining the objectivity and independence you require.

Our Services

Mechanical Testing

Our knowledgeable personnel can effectively measure mechanical properties through tensile, hardness, and impact testing on a wide range of materials and components quickly providing the data you need.

Chemical Analysis

Equipped with a variety of spectrographic and analytical equipment, we efficiently and accurately conduct chemical compositional analysis at competitive prices and fast turnaround times.

Weld Evaluation & Qualification

Staffed with certified welding inspectors, we ensure your welders and welding procedures meet third party, domestic, and international standards.

Failure Analysis

Leveraging years of experience and the broad industry knowledge of our material specialists and engineers, we identify factors related to failures and determine metallurgical and mechanical root causes.


Our skilled metallurgist and materials engineers are qualified to evaluate the microstructure and material condition of your product to a wide range of specifications using visual and image analysis techniques.

Salt Spray & Corrosion

Salt spray testing, including ASTM B117, for the finishing, painting, and plating industries. Corrosion testing and environmental simulations to determine durability and performance.

Specialty Testing

We’ll leverage the expertise and experience of our staff to meet your unique customized testing requirements to get the specified data you need.

Committed to Service & Quality

At Anderson Laboratories, we apply our knowledge and expertise in the analysis of materials to build partnerships that lead to better products. This benefits our customers by giving them peace of mind so they can focus on other aspects of production. It also benefits consumers by elevating the degree of excellence of produced goods.

We are committed to providing adequate resources and trained personnel for performance and verification of work. Our Quality Policy is communicated and understood at all levels of our organization. We implement and maintain a quality improvement process through preventive action, internal audits, supporting procedures and management reviews.

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