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Metallurgical Corrosion AnalysisCorrosion has been defined in many ways, including “Destruction of metal by chemical or electrochemical reaction with environment” and “Destruction of materials by means other than straight mechanical”.  This process affects virtually every industry, causing significant and continual loss in revenue, equipment, and resources.
Corrosion Analysis

At SGS MSi, we perform corrosion failure analyses of components and parts from a broad range of industries (food, chemical, transportation, agriculture, power, medical, airspace, military, and electronics, to name a few).  Evaluations of failed parts include identification of corrosion mechanisms, such as general, aqueous, gas, pitting, crevice, steam, stress-corrosion cracking (SCC), microbiologically-influenced corrosion (MIC), fretting, erosion-corrosion, galvanic, concentration-cell, cavitation, etc.

A detailed engineering report will identify the responsible corrosive agents, the mode of failures, and suggest corrective measures and alternative materials based on the findings.

Microbiological Corrosion Analysis

Investigations at SGS MSi are a team effort.  Expertise in materials testing along with sales support provides our customers with the highest level of customer service.

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Our Metallurgical Lab is ASLA Accredited Our Full Service Metal Testing Laboratory Is Nadcap Accredited