Material Integrity

Material Integrity

Ensuring product integrity is our priority.

About Material Integrity Services

At SIRIM QAS International, our Material Integrity Testing Section provides third party and independent testing services. Our testing services cover:

  • metallic materials and products
  • proof load test on lifting devices
  • failure investigation services with specialisation in failure analysis of metallic materials.

Why SIRIM QAS International?

We are accredited to MS ISO/IEC 17025 by the Department of Standards Malaysia (STANDARDS MALAYSIA) under the National Laboratory Accreditation Scheme (SAMM).

Standards Malaysia also grants our laboratories the ILAC Laboratory Combined MRA Mark. The mark signifies that all test reports issued by our laboratories are internationally recognised.

Materials Science Laboratory (MSL)

  • Tensile Test of Metallic Materials
  • Chemical Composition Test of Metallic Materials
  • Rockwell / Vickers / Brinell Hardness Test of Metallic Materials
  • Bend Test of Steel Products
  • Charpy Impact Test of Steel Products
  • Fatigue Test of Steel Bars
  • Salt Spray Test of Steel Products
  • Roof Truss Component
  • Self Drilling Screw
  • Anchor Bolt
  • Raised Access Floor
  • Manhole cover
  • Steel Wire Rod
  • Guardrail
  • Ceiling Suspension System
  • Channel/Angle/Sheet Pile/Beam
  • Steel/Ductile Pipes

Lifting Devices Laboratory

  • Breaking Load Test of Steel Wire Ropes for Lifts and General Purposes
  • Breaking Load Test of PC Strand
  • Low Relaxation of PC Strand
  • Proof Load Test of Lifting Devices – Slings, Spreader Beams, Engine Slings, Shackles and etc for Aviation/Marine/Oil & Gas/Port/Power Plant Industries
  • Load Test of Safety Net
  • Ladder Test
  • Cross Arm Performance Test – TNB Specification
  • Insulator & Conductor Fitting Test

Materials Analysis Laboratory (MAL)

  • Failure Investigation Services – Specialize in Failure Analysis of Metallic Materials – Iron Base (cast iron, carbon steels, low alloy steels, stainless steel), copper base, light metals (Aluminium, Magnesium, Titanium), nickel alloys, cobalt alloys.
  • On-site Jobs – Plant Condition Assessment, Fire and Creep Damage Assessment of High Temperature Plant Components, Hardness Test, On-site Replication/Metallurgical Examination.
  • Laboratory Test – Material Analysis, Metallurgy, hardness, Coating and Corrosion Tests.
  • Positive Materials Identification (PMI) – Analysis of a metallic alloy to establish composition by reading the quantities by percentage of its constituent elements.

COA Iron & Steel (Testing) Laboratory

  • Tensile Test of Metallic Materials
  • Chemical Composition Test of Metallic Materials
  • Rockwell/Vickers/Brinell Hardness Test of Metallic Materials
  • Bend Test of Steel Products
  • Charpy Test of Steel Products
  • Coating Mass Test
  • Coating Thickness Test
  • Universal Testing Machines (200 kN, 500 kN, 2000 kN & 3000 kN)
  • Horizontal Testing Machine (1000 kN)
  • Optical Emission Spectrometer
  • Portable Arc Spark Analyser
  • Rockwell, Vickers, Brinell Hardness Tester
  • Charpy Impact Tester Complete with Temperature Bath for Subzero Temperature
  • Salt Spray Chamber
  • Low Relaxation Testing Machine
  • Structural Test Frame
  • Complete Facilities for Raised Access Floor Test
  • Optical Microscope
  • Scanning Electron Microscope
  • Portable Hardness Testers
  • Portable Microscope
  • Digital Microscope
  • Stereo Microscope
  • Inverted Metallurgical Microscope
  • Scanning Electron Microscope with Energy Dispersive X-ray capability
  • Sample preparation facilities; i.e. Abrasive Cutter, Cold and Hot Mounting Equipment, grinding and polishing machine, etching machine and chemical reagents

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