MTEC acquisition to expand Element’s materials test capability

Element Materials Technology has agreed to purchase the assets of MTEC Mechanical Testing Services.

Offshore staff

LONDONElement Materials Technology has agreed to purchase the assets of MTEC Mechanical Testing Services, a metallurgical testing facility based in Houston.

MTEC’s test equipment and employees will be integrated into Element’s nearbyOil & Gas Materials Technology Center.

The latter is said to offer state-of-the-art equipment for machining, materials testing, fracture mechanics, corrosion, weld procedure qualification testing, failure analysis and air emissions testing.

It operates both destructive and non-destructive testing laboratories; tests a wide range of metal alloys, thermoplastics, composites and elastomers; and offers large scale and capacity sour service testing capabilities.

02/27/2017

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