Materials Science

Playground Equipment Safety Testing

During the summer, a park with a playground equipment is a draw for children and parents alike. While children love them and obtain the badly needed exercise, parents on the […]

Materials Science

Adhesive Testing

Adhesive testing is performed on tapes, glues, gels, paint, and other substances to test their bonding strength. Testing is performed at different temperatures and is also done to determine strength […]

Materials Science

Metallurgical Testing

Metallurgical testing is a type of testing performed on metallic materials to study their physical and chemical properties and behaviors. This testing of metals is done to determine: flaws, either internally […]

Materials Science

Non-destructive Testing

Non-destructive testing (NDT) is a group of analytical techniques the technology industry uses to understand, evaluate, and determine properties of a material in an effort to assure that both structural […]

Materials Science

Accelerated Weathering Testing

Accelerated weathering testing is done to reproduce any damages caused by the environment such as changes in color, fading, peeling or blistering, physical deterioration, moisture sensitivity, corrosion, and biodegradation. This […]

Materials Science

What is XRD Analysis?

XRD analysis, short for x-ray diffraction analysis, is an analytical technique used for identification of crystalline material. XRD can provide information such as cell dimensions, atomic arrangement, size, phase, etc. […]

Materials Science

Rolling Thin Film Oven Test RTFOT

Today, Contract Laboratory received a request from a company needing an Oil Laboratory  for recovered hydrocarbon / oil testing according to Standard and RTFOT viscosity tests in accordance with latest […]

Materials Science

Volatile Organic Compounds VOC Testing

VOC Testing is important in detecting volatile organic compounds.  VOCs are organic chemicals with high vapor pressure at room temperature due to their low boiling point which in turn causes […]

Materials Science

Auger Electron Spectroscopy or Scanning Auger Microscopy

Today, ContractLaboratory.com received a requested from a company for  a Materials Laboratory to perform Auger Electron Spectroscopy. Auger Electron Spectroscopy (AES), sometimes called Scanning Auger Microscopy (SAM), is an analytical […]