As the Defense Sector continues to push the performance boundaries of metal, composite and polymer-based assets, Element’s mechanical testing expertise gives the assurances you need on future safety and performance.

Our reputation is built on technical capabilities, service and, critically, the integrity and quality of our results. With no room for error, we work closely with our customers to understand their operational and commercial needs to ensure we meet their precise requirements.

Our defense mechanical testing teams are available around the globe, with a network of experts and specialist facilities conducting a range of destructive and static testing, including tensile and charpy impact tests to more technically demanding fatigue and fracture toughness tests. This range of routine testing to complex programmes requires advanced inspection technology and, where required, the test specimen can be conditioned or aged before the tests are performed.

Tests on materials, components or products are completed within a controlled environment at temperatures from -80º C to + 1000 ºC and controlled humidity. Supported by dedicated machine shops, we can ensure rapid sample processing, providing peace of mind and cost-effective solutions within your timescales.