A recognized leader in testing, inspection, and product certification for over 40 years, Element Cincinnati was established as an independent mechanical testing laboratory with expertise in metals, alloys, ceramic matrix composites, and medical devices. Our state of the art 60,000 square foot facility and 250+ test machines enable us to provide high capacity service to customers across a unique range of industries, including aerospace, biomedical, industrial manufacturing, power generation, and transportation.

Element Cincinnati’s capabilities range from high and low cycle fatigue testing at elevated and subambient temperatures to fracture mechanics and monotonic testing under tension, compression, shear, and torsion.

As Element’s Ceramic Matrix Composites (CMC) Center of Excellence, Element Cincinnati has made considerable investments developing knowledge of testing mechanical properties in extreme environments, partnering with clients from their initial R&D efforts in CMCs to develop repeatable, relevant testing protocols.

A world leader in testing metal and ceramic materials using both standard methods and increasingly intricate and customized procedures and equipment, Element is a leader and proactive participant within the international advanced composites community with active membership in ASTM D30 (Committee on Composite Materials), ASTM C28 (Committee on Advanced Ceramics) and CMH-17 (Committee for the Composite Materials Handbook), Nadcap and A2LA  

Element Cincinnati also boasts one of the widest ranges of accredited medical device testing in the world, including static, fatigue, and wear testing solutions for hip, knee, spine, and trauma devices.

Our services include:

  • Abrasion and Wear Testing
  • Additive Manufacturing Testing
  • Fastener Testing
  • Ceramic Matrix Composite Testing
  • Composites Testing
  • Etching Services
  • Fatigue Testing
  • Fractography Services
  • Fracture Toughness Testing
  • Hardness Testing
  • Material Properties Testing
  • Mechanical Testing
  • Medical Device Testing
  • Metallography and Micro Examination
  • Metallurgical Testing
  • Nonmetal Mechanical Testing
  • Nonmetallic Testing
  • Polymer Matrix Composite Testing
  • Temperature and Thermal Testing
  • Stress Rupture and Creep Testing
  • Stress Strain Analysis
  • Tensile Testing
  • Weld Testing
  • Welding and Inspection

Cincinnati Services

Approvals, accreditations and documents

  • Cincinnati Port Union A2LA Certificate 2422.01
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  • Cincinnati GE GT-193 S-400 Approval
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  • Cincinnati GE GT 193 S-450 Approval for Composite Testing
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  • Cincinnati Honeywell Approval
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  • Element Cincinnati Kawasaki Approval
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  • Cincinnati MTU Approval
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  • Cincinnati Port Union Nadcap AC7101 Certificate and Scope Metals
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  • Cincinnati Port Union Nadcap AC7122 Certificate and Scope Non-metallic
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  • Cincinnati Power Systems Manufacturing Approval
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  • Cincinnati Rolls Royce Germany Approval
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  • Cincinnati Rolls Royce Indianapolis Approval
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  • Cincinnati Rolls Royce UK Approval
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  • Cincinnati Snecma Safran Approval
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