About Element Stuttgart

Element Stuttgart Esslingen is a DIN EN ISO/IEC 17025 accredited laboratory that specializes in Metallurgical Materials Testing, Welding Qualification, and Failure Analysis services

Our team of Engaged Experts has extensive backgrounds in material science, material engineering, and welding methods & technologies. In addition to a comprehensive offering of mechanical testing services, Element Stuttgart Esslingen also provides industry standard and customer-specific corrosion tests and research projects for their clients. 


Laboratory capabilities and services

The laboratory has a comprehensive suite of materials testing capabilities including non-destructive testing, mechanical and destructive testing, metallography, chemical analysis, and corrosion testing. 

The Failure Analysis team at Element Stuttgart is highly experienced in determining root cause failure analyses, providing advice on material selection, failure prevention and repair procedures and acting as Expert Witnesses to the insurance sector.

From a welding perspective, the team also contains a number of highly experienced and certified weld and weld technology experts that provide welding procedure; welder qualification testing and welding consultancy. 

At Stuttgart laboratory, we have a large machinery capacity which enables us to offer fast turn around times on a wide range of materials.

Specialist laboratory equipment:

  • Automatic band saw / Sawing capacity up to 1 tons and 0,5 m diameter
  • CNC machines in sample production
  • Combustion analyser for the determination of H, N and O
  • 50 J Impactor für DVMK and KLST Specimens
  • SEM Scanning electron microscope

Our key services include:

  • Destructive testing of metallic materials
  • Non-destructive testing of metallic materials
  • Failure analysis and investigation
  • Testing of wrought and cast alloys and welds
  • Corrosion testing


Approvals, accreditations and documents

  • Stuttgart Accreditation Certificate ISO 17025
    PDF - 6.73 MB View
  • Stuttgart AGBs
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  • Stuttgart Akkreditierungsurkunde ISO 17025
    PDF - 4.32 MB View
  • Stuttgart DNV Approval Corrosion Testing
    PDF - 270.53 KB View
  • Stuttgart DNV Approval Mechanical and Analytical Testing
    PDF - 406.32 KB View
  • Stuttgart Uebersicht aller Normen im Bereich des flexiblen Scopes
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  • Umgang mit Messunsicherheiten Entscheidungsregel
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