Corrosion, Welding Inspection, Metallurgy & Metal Fatigue
  • Metal
  • Plastics
  • Ceramics
  • Wood
  • Composite Materials

The engineers in RTI’s metallurgical laboratory perform various types of microstructure and macrostructure examinations, corrosion analysis and microhardness testing. They can evaluate defects, determine structural features, identify alloys, evaluate the effects of heat treatments, and ensure materials conform to required specifications. Root cause failure analysis services are also provided when performance issues occur with metal products.

  • welds,  fasteners, gears
  • wire rope
  • pistons in aircraft, automobiles, cranes
  • stress & cracking
  • hydrogen embrittlement
  • brittle fracture
  • ductile overload
  • manufacturing & design deficiencies