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Accident Investigation Alloy Identification Chemical Analysis Failure Analysis Litigation Support Mechanical Testing Metallurgical Services Scope of Testing Weld Evaluation
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Phone: (817) 283-4981
Fax: (817) 267-4234
2111 West Euless Blvd
Euless, TX 76040-6707
 
Accident Investigation
Alloy Identification
Failure Analysis
Litigation Support
Mechanical Testing
Metallurgical Services
Testing and Evaluation Services
Weld Evaluation
 
TESTING AND EVALUATION SERVICES
HURST METALLURGICAL performs metallurgical testing and evaluation to various ASTM, AMS, ASME, AWS, Military and other industry recognized standards. The following is a partial listing of the services provided by this laboratory:

METALLURGICAL SERVICES:

Failure Investigation: Wreckage analysis, visual inspection, fractographic evaluation, fracture mode determination, examination of metallographic sections, tensile, impact, and hardness testing, data analysis and technical report preparation.

Metallographic Evaulation: Microstructural analysis of: carbon and alloy steels, cast irons, titanium alloys, copper alloys, nickel base alloys, stainless steels, aluminum alloys fabricated by welding, forging, casting or machining.

Testing/evaluation for: Microstructure of graphite in cast iron, grain size, discontinuities/defects, inclusion content/microcleanliness, coating thickness, case depth, decarburization/case-carburization, intergranular attack, microetch, and macroetch.

Inspection: Surface condition evaluation of materials affected by design, manufacturing, and/or service.



MECHANICAL TESTING:

Weld Evaluation: Weld inspection, welding and brazing procedure qualification testing, tensile, bend, impact, and hardness testing.

Quality Control Testing Tensile/tension, compression, hardness (Brinell, Rockwell, Vickers, Knoop). Shear and Charpy V-notch impact testing.



CHEMICAL ANALYSIS/ALLOY IDENTIFICATION

OES analysis: of carbon and alloy steels, stainless steels, aluminum alloys, tool steel, copper and copper-nickel alloys, and nickel alloys.