AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS - The Scheldelab NV laboratory in Antwerp was fully rebranded as an Element location on May 1, 2012 and will now operate as Element Antwerp.

About Element Antwerp
Element Antwerp is a BELAC (NEN-EN-ISO/IEC17025) accredited laboratory and operates with an independent team of specialists who have backgrounds in materials science and chemistry. Element Antwerp offers a complete range of materials testing and research services, specializing in material testing, metallography, chemical analysis and corrosion testing.

Materials testing and metallography are frequently performed for welding method qualification and welder qualification which are assessed in accordance with various international standards or customer-specific requirements.

Facilities, resources, and capabilities

The chemical laboratory is equipped with state-of-the-art analysis equipment, which can be used to analyze both solid and liquid substances. A wide range of corrosion testing and chemical research are also carried out in the chemical laboratory. Element Antwerp is a fully equipped laboratory that offers a complete range of services to the Oil & Gas industry and other sectors.

“Element Antwerp is the same laboratory that it always has been, only better,” said Rick Sluiters, Element VP, European Operations. “Its name has changed, but its dedication towards customer service will stay the same. Element Antwerp will continue to strive to be the crucial 'element' of success for its customers at all times.”

About Element

Element is a global network of laboratories with experts specializing in materials testing, product qualification testing and failure analysis for the Aerospace & Defense, Oil & Gas, Power Generation, and Transportation sectors. Their team of 1000 scientists, engineers and technicians work in laboratories located throughout the U.S. and Europe. For complete Accreditations & Approvals and more information, please visit

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