Element is the largest, independent provider of materials testing, product qualification testing, calibration and advisory services to the global Aerospace Testing sector.

We provide a comprehensive range of destructive and non-destructive testing services for a wide variety of materials, components, products and systems to all of the Aerospace Primes and their supply chain partners, to help them to develop better products, get them to market on time, save time and money, and to minimize the risk to their business through their materials and product development activities.

Element has over 100 years’ experience in both commercial and military aerospace testing and more than 3,000 technicians, engineers and scientists dedicated to supporting the sector through its entire product life cycle – from R&D into manufacture, life extension and onto disposal. When combined with our 32 Nadcap accredited laboratories, with 41 different Nadcap accreditations, global and local quality credentials and many Aerospace customer approvals, we have an international capability, footprint and geographic reach that is unrivaled in the Aerospace Testing, Inspection and Certification industry.

We exist to provide one thing to our customers – Certainty. Everything we do is designed to help our customers to make certain that the materials, products and services they deliver are always safe, quality, compliant and fit for purpose.

That is the Certainty of Element.

Aerospace Solutions

Applying our 190 years of experience to solve our customers technical and commercial challenges

Better Products

Helping our customers to develop the best materials and products possible, to meet the ever-evolving needs of their customers.

Time to Market

Helping our customers to get to market on time, so that they can maximize the business opportunities available to them.

Save Time & Money

Helping our customers to save both time and money by leveraging our global  capabilities, knowledge, capacities and processes.

Minimize Risk

Helping our customers to make certain that their materials, products & systems are always safe, quality compliant & fit for purpose.


Our team of over 5,000 Engaged Experts in North America, Europe, The Middle East, Australia, Asia and Africa are ready to help you.