Progressive Steel Treating









Metallurgical Laboratory

We offer a complete metallurgical laboratory, which can perform carbon analysis and hardness testing.  We are able to do metallurgical testing of all our heat treated products.  Our testing equipment is certified and calibrated monthly to meet military and commercial standards.  As a ISO-9002 registered facility, we are positioned to test your most stringent requirements.

metallurgical lab Equipment Capabilities:
* Olympus: Inverted metallographic microscope with capabilities M-50X,M-100X,M-400X,M-1000X
* Sony: Video graphic printers
* JVC: Cameras and monitors
* Leco: Carbon determinator
* Leco: Diamond cutting wheel, four stage wet sanders, and pneumatic mounting presses
* Wilson: Rockwell surface and superficial hardness testers
* Detroit: Brinell hardness testers and portable units
* Struers: Digital micro hardness tester
* Struers: Cutoff wheel, water cooled
Approved by the following agency:
* ISO-9002: 1994 for metal heat treating
* Scope: S. I. C. 3398
Additional Services:
* 24 hour turnaround available (call for services)
* Metallurgical staff consulting
* Military certification
* Certified control charts (times and temperatures)