About Element Hartford

Element Hartford was formerly known as 'Metals Testing Company', and was acquired by Element in 2017. The labortatory is a Nadcap accredited special processor, primarily servicing the aerospace critical rotating parts industry. The laboratory's capabilities include nondestructive testing (NDT) and related chemical processing.

NDT inspection services include fluorescent penetrant inspection (FPI), magnetic particle inspection (MPI), and ultrasonic testing (UT). Chemical processing includes chemical etch, anodic etch, blue etch anodize (BEA), nital etch, swab etch, pre-pen etch, grain flow detection etch, and chem milling. Element Hartford’s signature processes are BEA and complex contour following UT C-Scans.

Element Hartford provides services to a range of aerospace Primes and their supplier networks, including Pratt & Whitney, General Electric, Rolls-Royce, Snecma, Honeywell, UTAS and Lockheed Martin Sikorsky.

Approvals, accreditations and documents

  • GE Aviation Approval Etching AG
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  • GE Aviation Approval Etching AT
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  • GE Aviation Approval Systems Audit
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  • GE Aviation Approval Ultrasonic Inspection
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  • Hartford GE Aviation Approval Etching and Cleaning
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  • Hartford GE Aviation Approval FPI and MPI
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  • Hartford MTU Anodic Etch MTV 224 Certificate
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  • Hartford MTU Blue Etch MTV 187 Certificate
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  • Hartford MTU Chemical Etch MTV 238 Certificate
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  • Hartford MTU Etch before FPI MTV 607 3 Certificate
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  • Hartford MTU Penetrant Inspection MTV 1030 1 3 Certificate
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  • Hartford Nadcap AQS 161676 Certificate
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  • Hartford Nadcap AQS 161676 Scope
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  • Hartford Nadcap Chemical Processing Certificate
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  • Hartford Nadcap Chemical Processing Scope
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  • Hartford Nadcap NDT 170506 Scope Uploaded
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  • Hartford Nadcap NDT Certificate
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  • Kawasaki Aluminum Pre Etching
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  • Kawasaki Approval Ultrasonic Inspection
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  • Kawasaki Etching
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  • Kawasaki Fluorescent Penetrant Inspection
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  • Kawasaki Magnetic Particle Inspection
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  • Kawasaki NDT Inspector
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  • MTU Metallography
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  • Rolls Royce Indy Approvals
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  • Rolls Royce UK Approvals
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  • Safran Qualification Special Processes
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