In October 2015, Cascade Tek was acquired by Element Materials Technology and integrated into the Element platform of global laboratories, formally rebranding under the Element brand in May 2016.
The joining of Cascade Tek and Element Materials Technology effectively creates the largest, dedicated testing group specializing in Materials Testing and Product Qualification Testing operating in the USA and significantly enhances the breadth, depth and geographic reach Cascade Tek clients now can access as part of the Element global platform of testing capabilities, capacities and experts.
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Know that Element is everything we’ve been, only better. While our name has changed, one thing that will not: our commitment to you, our customer. We’ll continue to strive to be your critical element for success.
Element provides complete dynamics testing capabilities from vibration and shock, compression, impact, cycle-fatigue, HALT/HASS, drop and acceleration to combined simulations.
With the largest environmental testing capacity of any independent testing company in the world, Element offers a complete range of climatics testing such as temperature and humidity, altitude, thermal shock, salt fog, UV exposure, solar radiation, sand and dust, accelerated ageing, HAST, IP Ingress Protection, wind, rain, ice and drip testing.
Element is well versed in the wide variety of industry test specifications and guidelines. Common specifications we test to include MIL-STD (Military), SAE (Automotive), RTCA-DO-160 (Avionics), UN (Transport), ISTA (Packaging), ASTM (Materials), IEC (Safety), Bellcore (NEBS Requirements).
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