LONDON, UK – June 7, 2017 – Element Materials Technology has completed the relocation of its Sheffield laboratory to a new state-of-the-art facility specializing in Materials Testing for the Aerospace and Medical Device sectors.  

The new laboratory is equipped with the very latest technology including new ASTM E466 High Cycle Fatigue (HCF) Testing and ASTM E606 Low Cycle Fatigue (LCF) Testing capabilities, an increased capacity in Creep and Stress Rupture testing and expanded capacity in High Temperature Tensile testing. Further investments have been made in the Aerospace &, Medical Device testing and chemistry lab facilities, which now feature increased capacity and larger scope.

Rick Sluiters, EVP Aerospace, commented: ''Element has a long and auspicious history with the city of Sheffield, having served as a trusted testing partner for over 150 years. The new laboratory gives our clients access to greater capacity and capability, as well as a world-class facility that will allow us to continue to service their ever-changing demands.

This is another significant investment for Element, as we focus on growing our Aerospace Materials Testing presence in Europe and together with our recent Nadcap accreditation for the laboratory makes Element one of the most accredited testing groups operating in the Global Aerospace sector.''

Charles Noall, President and CEO, added: ''Over the last few years, Element has cemented its position as the number one provider of materials testing and product qualification testing services to the global aerospace sector. We hold the highest number of Nadcap accredited laboratories of any independent company in the sector, demonstrating our commitment to deliver ‘The Certainty of Element’ by offering a complete range of testing and inspection services approved to the very highest levels of excellence.''

About Element:

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

Media Contact:

Bora Trimcev, Communications Manager, Element Materials Technology, tel: +44 (0) 2035 401 820, e-mail:

This is another significant investment for Element, as we focus on growing our Aerospace Materials Testing presence in Europe. 

Rick Sluiters

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