Element upgrades Houston testing facility

Element Materials Technology has opened its expanded Center of Excellence for oil and gas materials testing in Houston.

The 55,000-sq ft (5,110-sq m) facility in Houston now hosts 150 experts across eight departments.
The 55,000-sq ft (5,110-sq m) facility in Houston now hosts 150 experts across eight departments.
(Courtesy Element Materials Technology)

Offshore staff

LONDON Element Materials Technology has opened its expanded Center of Excellence for oil and gas materials testing in Houston. 

Following the integration of the Houston Exova laboratory and a $5-million upgrade in technologies and technical expertise with ISO 17025 and Nadcap accreditation, the company’s Houston site now hosts 150 experts across eight departments.

The site offers testing in: coatings and insulations; sour service corrosion; fracture/fatigue mechanics; engineering critical assessments; non-destructive testing; machining capability; pipeline testing; sour gas testing; mechanical and metallurgical testing; and environmental air emissions testing.

10/14/2019

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