We are in the midst of an unprecedented shift of materials used in the Aerospace market, from traditional metals to polymer matrix composites, ceramic matrix composites, innovative and super alloys. As economic and social pressures drive for lighter weight, more fuel efficient, less polluting and quieter aircraft; creative solutions are demanded of structural materials, engines and systems. Element has decades of experience in testing new materials, components and systems, providing the backbone of innovation to Aerospace’s market leaders.

Understanding the challenges our clients face when balancing time, quality, and cost control, Element is helping address these challenges head-on with innovative commercial solutions, helping you to secure access to industry-leading laboratory capacity and expertise.

With materials testing laboratories specializing in aerospace materials spanning from coast to coast in the US, Element boasts the highest number of Nadcap-approved materials testing laboratories of any independent testing company in the world. From late R&D through to production, Element works together with platform designers, tier 1 and material suppliers to solve technical challenges, helping to secure supply chain integrity in the global Aerospace sector.

Our team of materials testing experts have vast Aerospace industry experience, as well as exceptional knowledge of OEM specifications, and will work with you to determine the best testing and certification program for you, guiding you through the entire testing process. Our deliverable is certainty, high quality data, test reports and certificates that you can rely on when making decisions about your materials and compliance.

The value of trusting Element with your aerospace materials testing is clear. Working with our leading Engaged Experts enables our clients to validate certainty in their materials, products and confidence to go-to-market quickly and safely.


Expertise in Aerospace Materials

  • Nickel and Titanium Alloys
  • Aluminum
  • Superalloys such as Inconel, Hastalloy, single crystal alloys, Rene 
Composites and other non-metallics

  • Ceramic Matrix Composites
  • Polymer Matrix Composites
  • Plastics
  • Adhesives
  • Elastomers
Aerospace fasteners testing

Research and Development Support

Whether you are developing new material or new application for existing material, Element's Engaged Experts have the expertise and access to state-of-the-art laboratories required to complete projects including material characterization, material life predictions and validation projects such as VSE or first article. By having local access to our global platform of experts and resources, Element helps deliver the certainty you need to transition from R&D to production.


Production Support

We understand you need a strategic testing partner with the capacity, capability and credentials to meet challenging deadlines and quality requirements of production in the Aerospace sector. Staffed with experts with deep industry knowledge, our Nadcap approved materials testing laboratories are constantly improving and innovating our technical and operational excellence, directly impacting how quickly and efficiently we deliver to you.


In-Service Support and Failure Analysis

Element has the experts to help you manage and resolve any material or product failure problems that you have.  Our experienced team of scientists and engineers have hundreds of ‘man years’ in carrying out detailed failure analyses as well as offer fractography, investigative chemistry services, residue analysis and expert witness services.

Unser Team von 2.000 engagierten Experten, die in Europa, USA und Asien arbeiten sind bereit Sie zu unterstützen. Wie können wir Ihnen heute helfen?

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