London, UK - January 17, 2017 – Element Materials Technology is to open a new, state-of-the-art corrosion facility at its laboratory in Aberdeen.
Opening on 24 January, it is the first purpose built, independent corrosion facility incorporating sour gas exposures in the area. The world class facility will feature Sour Ambient for routine sour testing, Sour HT/PT for high pressure and temperature testing and a Development Area for design and operation of bespoke client testing.
Rod Martin, Element’s Executive Vice President, Oil & Gas, comments: ‘’We are very excited to be adding this new corrosion facility to our Element Aberdeen laboratory. Alongside our corrosion laboratories in Houston and Amsterdam, this latest investment adds a much needed corrosion testing capability in Aberdeen and also underlines our continued commitment to the Oil & Gas sector and our goal of becoming the world’s best and most trusted testing partner.’
The corrosion facility is an addition to the existing Aberdeen Laboratory capabilities in Fracture Toughness, Engineering Critical Assessment, Welding Engineering, Failure Investigation, Mechanical Testing expertise and is supported by a comprehensively equipped Machine Shop.
Sarah Vasey, President of the Institute of Corrosion will officially open the facility on January 24, with many key clients attending the event. The Grand Opening Celebration will feature presentations on Corrosion Capabilities and Fracture Mechanics at Element Aberdeen, a tour of the facility and a networking and drinks reception. To RSVP please contact Ian Farquharson.
Element is a company with a global presence; its laboratories are staffed by experts specializing in materials testing, product qualification testing and failure analysis for the Aerospace, Oil & Gas and Transportation and Industrials sectors. Element’s team of over 2,000 scientists, engineers and technicians work in 61 laboratories located throughout the U.S., Europe and Asia. For a complete list of Accreditations & Approvals and more information, please visit www.element.com
Bora Trimcev, Communications Manager, Element Materials Technology, tel: +44 (0) 2035 401 820, e-mail: email@example.com
“This latest investment adds a much needed corrosion testing capability in Aberdeen and also underlines our continued commitment to the Oil & Gas sector and our goal of becoming the world’s best and most trusted testing partner.”
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