About Element Antwerp

Element Antwerp is a BELAC (NBN-EN-ISO/IEC17025) accredited testing laboratory that offers a complete range of materials testing and research services. It specializes in delivering metallography, weld testing services, corrosion testing services, chemical analysis services, and failure analysis services to the energy sector, especially the oil & gas industry.

Antwerp’s team of engaged experts have strong backgrounds in both materials science and chemistry. The team regularly provides Welding Method Qualification and Welder Qualification services to the Euronorm, ASTM, ASME, AWS standards, Mechanical Testing and Chemical analyses for material qualifications, and a range of Failure Analysis services. Element Antwerp offers the full scope of powder characterization services for additive manufacturing required by ISO/ASTM 52907 using Inductively Coupled Plasma Optical Emission Spectroscopy (ICP–OES)

The Element Antwerp laboratory is also Nadcap-accredited to perform Optical Emission Spectroscopy (OES), Inductively Coupled Plasma Atomic Emission Spectroscopy (ICP–AES), and Elemental Analysis by means of fusion and combustion for the aerospace industry.

Giles Mertens, Department Manager Chemistry and Powder Testing at Element Antwerp, explains the use of ICP-OES for powder characterization for additive manufacturing.

Approvals, accreditations and documents

  • Antwerp ISO 17025 Declaration of Accreditation 448 TEST
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  • Antwerp-ISO-17065-Scope-of-Accreditation-448-TEST-2022-01
    PDF - 1.06 MB View
  • Antwerp ISO 45001 Certificate
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  • Antwerp Nadcap Certificate
    PDF - 315.48 KB View
  • Antwerp Nadcap Scope of Accreditation
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