Achieving the best possible result of zero findings, Element Daleville now boasts Nadcap accredited services such as stress corrosion cracking, R curve/Kapp panel fracture, exfoliation, and compressive yield testing. These add to an impressive existing roster of certified services, including high cycle fatigue testing, fracture toughness, as well as routine mechanical, metallurgical, chemical and failure analysis.
Rick Sluiters, Element’s EVP, Aerospace, said: “Required by Element’s leading Prime partners such as Boeing, Airbus, Rolls Royce, and General Electric, a Nadcap accreditation is widely recognized as the most stringent within the Aerospace industry. It is notoriously difficult to not only acquire but to retain, so to achieve zero findings for an expanded scope took a monumental effort by the team."
“Over the last year, Element has invested substantially in Daleville’s aluminum center of excellence, adding a dedicated team of 10 technicians and machinists and supporting its development of proprietary, innovative aluminum testing processes with the expertise of the Group’s entire global platform. This expansion has been focused around the specific needs of a global fabricator of aluminum components for aerospace manufacturers and this Nadcap accreditation represents the culmination of Daleville’s work alongside this key client in developing its offering.
"To be Nadcap audited with zero findings for such specialized aluminum testing capabilities makes Element one of an elite few organizations worldwide and will open up significant new business opportunities, reinforcing the company’s position as the largest provider of metallic and non-metallic testing services to the US Aerospace industry,” Sluiters added.
About Element:Element is a global network of laboratories with experts specializing in materials testing, product qualification testing and failure analysis for the Aerospace, Oil and Gas and the Transportation and Industrial sectors. Their team of 1,450 scientists, engineers and technicians work in 42 facilities located throughout the U.S. and Europe. For complete Accreditations & Approvals and more information, please visit www.element.com.
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“To be Nadcap audited with zero findings for such specialized aluminum testing capabilities makes Element one of an elite few organizations worldwide.”
EVP, Aerospace & Defense