As the use of Additive Manufacturing (AM), also known as 3d printing, grows across industries, our Engaged Experts are on the leading edge of the new process, providing the most comprehensive level of additive manufacturing testing services in the industry.

As a trusted testing partner, we are supporting our clients in aerospace testingmedical devices testingtransportation testing, and energy by accelerating the creation of stringent international testing standards for additive manufacturing. In doing so, we have been able to qualify early in these highly-regulated industries characterized by rigorous validation.

Our goal is to ensure that materials and products created with additive manufacturing methods are safe and fit for purpose in critical applications.


Additive manufacturing & 3D Printing testing services 

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Find out how we use Direct Metal Laser Sintering (DMLS) and Selective Laser Melting (SLM) to carry out the additive manufacturing of metals. 


Staying at the forefront of additive manufacturing technology

We are facing the new challenges presented by additive manufacturing head-on, including understanding the issues our clients face when identifying and defining test requirements, creating reliable programs for quality assurance, determining material properties that may be vulnerable in additive manufacturing applications, and detecting critical flaws with a higher level of accuracy and detail.

We are proud to be leading developments in additive manufacturing and testing methods, and collaborating with industry leaders, high education, and public sector organizations to ensure the success of these new manufacturing resources.


The Element advantage in 3D Printing testing

With experts actively involved in organizations ranging from the ASTM International Committee F42 on Additive Manufacturing Testing Technology and the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute (NAMII) to America Makes, our clients can be sure that we remain on the cutting edge of additive manufacturing testing.

You can be certain that your results from Element are reliable, accurate, and dependable, no matter what the application. Our experts help ensure that your products can go to market quickly and safely.


To learn more about our additive manufacturing testing services or to request a quote, contact us today. 

Integrity Assurance to Determine Additive Manufacturing Safety for Critical Components

Components manufactured via additive manufacturing processes are lighter and stronger than conventional parts, but because of the way they are made the standard methods for assuring their quality cannot be used. This is a particular problem for safety-critical components in industries like nuclear and aerospace. READ MORE

Podcast: Testing Additively Manufactured Medical Devices

Element Medical Device Testing Manager Maciej Jakucki visited Mike Vasquez, 3Degrees founder and CEO, on an episode of 3Degrees Discussions podcast. The podcast is devoted to topics relevant to the 3D printing industry and additive testing. LISTEN NOW

On-Demand Webinar: Testing & Qualification of Additively Manufactured Orthopedic & Spinal Implants

In this on-demand webinar, Maciej Jakucki, Element Medical Device Testing Manager, and Mike Vasquez, Ph.D., founder and CEO at 3Degrees, present a discussion of the requirements and regulations around testing additively manufactured medical devices. WATCH NOW

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