About Element New Berlin
Element New Berlin is a third-party testing laboratory serving primarily Milwaukee, Chicago, and the Midwest. We provide a complete range of independent weld procedure, qualification, and certification services for the industrial, construction, energy, transportation, aerospace and defense sectors. Our weld qualification and certification services ensure your welds meet required quality standards, leading to reduced failure rates and extending the potential operating life of components. We are a specialist provider of laboratory testing and failure analysis services for a range of ferrous and non-ferrous materials, polymers, plastics, and other advanced materials.
In addition to lab testing services, Element New Berlin makes the expertise of our staff available through expert witness and consulting services. Our team of highly trained metallurgists, chemists and polymer scientists assist our clients with material and product validation as well as comprehensive product failure analysis to ensure their products meet exacting standards.
Founded in 1978, Element New Berlin has decades of experience providing expert metallurgical testing, polymer testing, and other specialized laboratory services to clients of all sizes in a huge array of industries.
Featured Testing Services
Find out how Element's global team of failure analysis experts learn from the past, to help prevent failures in service.
Weld Inspection Services
Element's weld inspection services ensure your welds meet required quality standards, leading to reduced failure rates and extending the potential operating life of components.
Exposure to the environment can degrade paints, coatings, and products. Element offers accelerated weathering, including UV exposure, xenon arc and carbon arc to ensure the integrity of your product.
Metallurgical testing is used in virtually every industry and covers a wide range of services, from grain size analysis to fractography. Our Engaged Experts can identify material type, defects and processing errors using a variety of techniques and equipment.
Material Properties Testing
Element can assist you in evaluating and understanding how your materials will perform or react under a wide variety of stresses.
Expert Witness Services
Element’s expert witness services provide testimony to legal firms, insurance companies, and other entities that require materials expertise or proof of concept in court.
Polymer Failure Analysis
Element experts are here to help you with your failure analysis on plastics, composites, rubbers, adhesives, sealants, paints and coatings.
Element has world-class expertise in polymeric materials testing services including elastomers, thermoplastics, composites and structural adhesives the Aerospace, Transportation, Medical, Energy and Consumer Product sectors.