Materials Centre

The Materials Centre was established by Applus+ to provide specialized materials characterization and testing services to the Oil & Gas, Mining, Power, Utilities and associated manufacturing industries.  Applus+ strive to provide a professional and personalised service to each of our customers.  We focus on developing close relationships with our clients to create a strong understanding of their business and operations so that we can deliver innovative solutions to their needs.
Key service areas provided by the Materials Centre include:
  • Weld qualification testing
  • Materials failure analysis, specializing in metals, ceramics and polymers
  • Materials characterization and analysis
  • Mechanical testing of materials
  • Wear material research, development and investigations
  • Corrosion analyses for metals and degradation analyses for polymer materials
  • Material audits, analyses and documentation;
  • Site based testing including surface replication, PMI and portable hardness testing
  • Slurry and Water based pump and pipe hydraulic design and selection for mining operations.