Rotech Laboratories Limited is a leading materials testing laboratory, which provides an extensive schedule of UKAS accredited tests and is NADCAP accredited for Cleanliness verification. We offer a large range of materials testing services to many sectors of industry. We are proud of our comprehensive product knowledge and the ability to provide technical support to all our customers.

We have developed a unique position within the laboratory testing arena, providing immediate, friendly, personal and professional advice from extensive experience. We believe in sitting down with customers and discussing issues using, as far as possible, non-technical jargon, which can sometimes frustrate customers.

Discover the services we offer at our materials testing lab below.

  • Failure analysis* and manufacturing investigations - using optical and electron microscopy and x-ray analysis in our failure analysis lab.
  • Microstructural evaluation to examine aspects such as weld quality, the effectiveness of heat treatment, case depth, grain size, coating thickness etc.
  • Product finish testing utilising a fully equipped coating testing laboratory for the evaluation of painted, phosphated and electroplated finishes by salt spray, humidity*, thickness, adhesion tests etc.
  • Chemical analysis of ferrous and non-ferrous metals and alloys using ICP-OES and Leco C+S and nitrogen determination.
  • Mechanical testing including tensile testing at ambient and elevated temperatures, impact testing at ambient and sub-zero temperatures, hardness and bend testing, and a full range of tests on fasteners and welds.
  • Weld testing harnessing considerable experience of destructive weld testing for weld procedures and welder qualifications to EN ISO, ASME IX and major customer specifications.


*The activities identified with * are not UKAS accredited.

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