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Energy Industry Lab Testing Services

Energy industry producers and their suppliers rely on IMR Test Labs to provide analytical services on the materials needed for power generation equipment and components. From routine checks of raw materials to support R&D efforts, and failure analyses, our labs can provide clear, concise reports, fast turnaround times, and access to our experts before, during and after testing.  We provide testing on metals, polymers, fiber-reinforced composites, ceramics, contaminants and corrosion products.

We carry a broad range of accreditations including numerous NQA-1 & NIAC approvals, and we've worked with clients and suppliers in a variety of power generation facilities:

  • Nuclear
  • Steam Turbine
  • Hydropower
  • Wind Turbine
  • Power Transmission

 To learn more about IMR's analytical services for the power generation industry, check out our list of services below or request a quote today!

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ENERGY INDUSTRY ANALYTICAL SERVICES 

Chemical Analysis

Alloy Chemistry
Cleanliness Testing
DSC Analysis
Elemental Analysis
FTIR Analysis
Hazardous Substances
Heavy Metal Impurities
ICP Chemical Analysis
Ionic Contamination
Metallic Material Verification
N, O, C, S, H
OES Chemical Analysis
On-Site PMI
Polymer Analysis
Rare Earth Elements
SEM/EDS
TGA
Trace Element Analysis

MECHANICAL TESTING

Charpy Impact Testing
Fatigue Testing
Fracture Mechanics
Hardness Testing
High Cycle Fatigue
Hydrogen Embrittlement
Low Cycle Fatigue
Rotating Beam Fatigue
Slow Strain Rate Testing (G129)
Tensile Testing
Weld Inspection/Testing

FAILURE ANALYSIS

Corrosion Failure
Fractography
Nonmetallics Failure
Structural Failure

METALLURGICAL ANALYSIS

Case Depth
Certified Weld Inspections
Coating Evaluations
Decarburization
Grain Size
Inclusion Rating
Intergranular Attack
Intergranular Oxidation
Microhardness (Knoop, Vickers, Macro Vickers)
Microstructure
Particle Analysis
Plating & Coating Analysis
Porosity
Quantitative Image Analysis
SEM Analysis
Surface Topography
Thermal Spray Coating Evaluations
Weld Qualifications

CORROSION TESTING

Accelerated Weathering
Cyclic Corrosion
Dezincification Testing
Electrochemical Corrosion Simulation
Mercurous Nitrate Testing
Pitting Corrosion Testing
Stress Corrosion Cracking (SCC)

 

Materials/Components Tested:

Boiler/Condenser Tubes
Catalysts
Contaminants
Corrosion Deposits
Impellers
Pistons
Pump Shafts
Thermal Spray Coatings
Turbine Components
Valves
Welds, Brazes and Repair Materials