Element is a global leader in the testing of Advanced Materials with over 45 years’ experience in successfully helping our customers to develop new and exciting materials for use within the Energy, Aerospace, Technology, Life Sciences, Environmental, Transportation, Construction and Defense industries.
We are global specialists in the testing and inspection of the structure, properties and characteristics of ceramics, composites, polymers, thermoplastics, rubbers, elastomers, and resins.
Our laboratories use both destructive and non-destructive test (NDT) methods and are equipped to test the properties of these advanced materials to ensure that they are reliable and fit for purpose, no matter the use. With custom-built test fixtures, we provide critical data about strength, resistance, and longevity of these advanced materials under a wide range of operating conditions.
The Element advantage
Our team of Engaged Experts are committed to providing our customers with the most accurate and reliable results, using advanced data capture software and cutting-edge test methods, to make certain that their materials and products are always compliant, safe and fit for purpose in their end application.
Element performs a range of mechanical, electrical, flammability tests and utilizes thermal analysis tests to characterize the composition of polymers and composite materials.
Ceramic Matrix Composites (CMC) Testing
Our aerospace testing experts help companies characterize their CMC materials and develop their products with the properties needed for lightweight and extreme high-temperature applications.
We offer world-class materials expertise in polymers, elastomers, thermoplastics, composites, and structural adhesives. With a global reach of coatings laboratories in the UK, USA, Europe, and Asia, Element provides a comprehensive range of coatings testing services to the Energy, Aerospace, Defense, and Transportation sectors.
Finite Element Analysis Services (FEA)
Element offers advanced numerical analysis service using Finite Element Analysis (FEA) techniques using industry standard software to predict the long term behavior of materials components and products when in service.
High Pressure High Temperature (HPHT) Exposure Testing Services
We offer extensive services for the qualification and compatibility of polymer materials exposed to production fluids at high pressure and high temperature (HPHT).
Polymer Failure Analysis
Element experts are here to help you with your failure analysis on plastics, composites, rubbers, adhesives, sealants, paints and coatings.