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 Oil & Gas, 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

Bespoke Tests

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
  • Extrusion
  • Visual observation of materials and small seals in pressurised fluids


Approvals, accreditations and documents

  • Hitchin Cyber Essentials Scheme IASME A-00446
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  • Element Hitchin IECEE CBTL TL0278
    PDF - 170.96 KB Download
  • Hitchin ISO 9001 BSI Certificate
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  • Hitchin ISO 9001 LRQA Certificate Schedule
    PDF - 284.65 KB Download
  • Hitchin ISO 17025 UKAS Certificate
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  • Hitchin OHSAS 18001:2007 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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  • Hitchin Schedule of Accreditation
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  • Hitchin SPTL
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