Applying years of experience to design specialized tests for any industry

We’re here to provide you with the customized testing solutions you need to get the data you require. Our experienced team is happy to work with you to design unique evaluations, combining multiple metallurgical disciplines, to measure your specified material properties. From proof load testing of whole components to evaluating specific localized stresses with strain gages, it’s likely we already have the test set-up that you need. If not, we have the knowledge, experience, and resources necessary to set it up quickly and accurately. Our well-equipped machine shop is capable of producing the fixturing necessary for any part to interface it with our test equipment. In addition, our on-site chemical analysis, hardness testing, and metallography capabilities allow us to analyze your samples right at your facility.

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Analysis Techniques

  • Abrasion testing
  • Adhesion testing
  • Cleanliness evaluation
  • Certified Welding Inspector (CWI) services
  • Custom test configurations
  • Electrical conductivity measurement
    • Current sensors
    • Resistance sensors
    • Voltage sensors
  • Environmental simulation
  • On-site chemical analysis
  • On-site hardness testing
  • On-site metallography
  • Positive Material Identification (PMI)
  • Pressure sensors
  • Product durability testing
  • Proof load testing
  • Sensor data acquisition
  • Strain gaging
  • Thermal cycling
  • Thermal evaluations using thermocouples
  • Visual inspection

Industry Standards

  • ABS (American Bureau of Ships)
  • AIS (Aerospace Industry Standard)
  • ANSI (American National Standards Institute)
  • ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers)
  • ASTM (American Society for Testing and Materials)
  • AWS (American Welding Society)
  • DIN (German Institute for Standardization)
  • EN (European Standards)
  • ISO (International Organization for Standardization)
  • JIS (Japanese Industrial Standards)
  • NADCA (North American Die Casting Association)
  • NAVSEA (Naval Sea Systems Command)
  • Norsok (Qualification of Manufacturers of Specific Materials)
  • PED (Pressure Equipment Directive 2014/68/EU)
  • RR (Rolls-Royce)
  • SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers)
  • TARDEC (Tank Automotive Research, Development, and Engineering Center)

Other 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 Quality

At Anderson Laboratories we take pride in offering the highest quality, cost effective, timely answers to our customers’ material challenges. We are accredited to the International Organization for Standardization ISO/IEC 17025 through American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) and our management system, quality policies and business practices follow the process model and key elements of ISO 9001:2015. You can count on us for responsive customer service and reliable, accurate test results.

To learn more about our quality processes and testing procedures, contact our qualified team today.

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Committed to Quality