Laboratory Services

Bohler-Uddeholm Thermo-Tech operates a metallurgical laboratory which provides a wide range of inspection testing and failure analysis services. We are uniquely positioned to solve problems across multiple disciplines by working in conjunction with our heat treatment and steel divisions.

Not only do we find the root cause of the failure, we provide workable solutions for your metallurgical problems. Contact us today for project based product research and development.


  • Failure analysis of machine components/ tools
  • Corrosion analysis and prevention 
  • Metallurgical materials testing and evaluation 
  • Contract based production process failure investigation and problem resolution 
  • Surface enhancement though coatings 
  • Material selection and process specifications

Testing Capabilities:

  • Metallographic examination (micro and macrostructure) 
  • Fracture examination by optical and SEM microscope 
  • Mechanical properties testing 
  • Hardness testing 
  • SEM, EDS and XRD analysis 
  • Chemical analysis/ material grade confirmation 
  • Case depth, micro-hardness and surface studies 
  • Non-destructive testing

Bohler-Uddeholm Thermo-Tech is AS9100C and ISO 9001:2008 certified.