On March 8, 2017, the assets of Durkee Testing Laboratory were acquired by Element Materials Technology.

You will now have access to the full power and the confidence attained from doing business with Element. With over 100 years of operating within the Aerospace sector, we have a proven track record in consistently delivering accurate test results and certificates on time, providing our customers with the confidence to make the right technical decisions when building and deploying their products and services.

About Element

As a global platform of laboratories with over 6,000 Engaged Experts & employees in over 200 laboratories in the Americas, Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia and Australia, we are the “go to team” for your materials testing and product qualification testing needs.

We exist to ensure that the materials and products that are in use in some of the world’s most advanced industrial sectors are always safe; of marketable quality; compliant to all relevant industry standards and fit for purpose in their end application.

Metallurgical Testing

With accreditations from A2LA, Nadcap, GE, Rolls Royce, Boeing, Airbus and many others, Element delivers timely, reliable data to support your requirements. 

Salt Spray Testing

Element's team of corrosion testing experts support companies throughout the entire product life cycle. For material selection and routine monitoring, standardized corrosion testing methods such as salt spray and intergranular corrosion evaluations help ensure that your materials are fit for purpose. For prototypes and finished products, cyclic corrosion testing and sour service corrosion testing are highly specialized methods designed to accurately mimic real life conditions and put your products to the ultimate test. 

Chemical Analysis

In Element's chemistry labs, our chemists continually train in the most advanced techniques to provide a wide range of chemical analyses; our laboratories are equipped with state-of-the-art instrumentation.

Mechanical Testing

Element provides a full range of mechanical testing including fatigue, tensile, fracture mechanics, charpy impact, abrasion, and custom mechanical testing solutions.

Our team of over 9,000 Engaged Experts in North America, Europe, The Middle East, Australia, Asia and Africa are ready to help you.

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