About Element Hitchin - Materials Testing
Element Hitchin (Materials Testing) has over 25 years of experience in delivering world-class materials expertise in polymers, elastomers, thermoplastics, composites and structural adhesive related testing services to the Energy, Aerospace, Transportation, Medical and Energy sectors.
Element Hitchin’s highly qualified polymer and other advanced materials experts provide a comprehensive range of highly specialized services to clients from across the world - from Australia, China and Europe to India, the Middle East, North America, South America and the UK.
These services include:
- Fluid exposures
- High pressure gas testing
- Accelerated ageing
- Mechanical testing
- Finite Element Modelling
- Seals and sealing technology
- Life prediction
- Failure analysis
- Independent inspections
Element Hitchin also has many years experience in designing, building and operating fixtures, rigs and pressure vessels for application-specific testing and
qualification. Examples include:
- XHPHT (2000 bar), (300°C)
- Permeation, diffusion studies
- Cold testing
- Visual observation of materials and small seals in pressurised fluids
Our Testing Services
Mechanical Testing of Polymers
Find out about Elements unique range of mechanical testing services for polymers, elastomers, thermoplastics, composites and structural adhesives.
Sour Service Corrosion
Find out how Element’s laboratories use hydrogen sulfide and other sour gases to replicate the highly corrosive conditions found in oil and gas environments.
Find out how Element helps its customers to choose the right polymeric materials for use in seals, gaskets, flowlines and pipeliners that are capable of lasting over 20 years in harsh environmental conditions.
Barry has over 20 years experience of evaluating polymer performance in the Oil and Gas sector
Approvals, accreditations and documents
Element Hitchin IECEE CBTL TL0278
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Hitchin ISO 9001 BSI Certificate
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Hitchin JOSCAR Certificate
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Hitchin Operational Health and Safety Management Certificate
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Hitchin Rolls Royce Aerospace UK Certificate of Approval
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Hitchin Rolls Royce Nuclear Sector Submarines Certificate of Approval
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