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Metallurgical testing

Our degreed metallurgical team has over 150 years of combined experience. Through active participation in numerous industry associations, including ASTM, AGMA, FIA and the International Metallography Association, Scot Forge stays on the cutting edge of forging technology and advancement.

Mechanical testing methods

  • Tensile
  • Dynamic tear
  • Hardness
  • Crack Tip Opening Displacement (CTOD)
  • Fracture toughness (KIC, JIC)
  • Fatigue, crack growth
  • Charpy impact (700 ft·lbf machine;
    -321 °F through 200+ °F)
  • Nil-Ductility Transition Temperature (NDT)

Metallurgical testing methods

  • Metallography
  • Grain size
  • Microcleanliness
  • Macrostructure
  • Corrosion
  • Optical emission spectroscopy
  • Phase identification and phase count