Material Testing

The Combined Metals Companies offer the material testing needed by our customers.  Our Elgiloy testing lab is an A2LA / ISO 17025 and Nadcap certified facility for the most demanding of testing requirements.

Metals Testing

Combined Service Centers & Gibbs Interwire Labs:

Each of our businesses provide material testing on incoming and outgoing metal. We have various lab equipment, testing capabilities, and certifications based on the needs of our customers and the markets they serve. All of our businesses are ISO certified and offer material testing.

Typical testing at Gibbs Interwire and Combined Service Centers includes Rockwell testing, tensile, yield, and elongation properties. We also offer digital inspection capabilities.

Accreditations and Certifications – All Businesses

Elgiloy Specialty Metals Labs:

Many of our mill customers work with our Elgiloy team of process engineers and product managers to develop highly engineered rolling, finish, and annealing processes to improve the end product or their manufacturing processes. Whether it’s a specialty rolled finish to facilitate lubrication, half tolerances, grain size, or restricted tensile range, our expert staff of material and testing specialists provides analysis to confirm your strip and wire meets specification and mechanical property requirements. We certify to standard and custom specifications.

  • All Physical Testing 
  • Heat Treatment Testing
  • Hardness Testing 
  • Grain Size Verification
  • Continuous Process Monitoring
  • Nadcap Testing

For our Precision Drawn Wire customers, our laser extensometer can identify wire grain size as small as .0005”.  Whether your material is used for Aerospace, Medical, Power Generation, or the many other mission-critical industries we serve, our labs are well-staffed and capable of high-quality testing with quick turnarounds for on-time shipments.


Elgiloy Strip Accreditations

Elgiloy Wire Accreditations

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The Combined Metals Company mission is to safely produce and distribute the best value and the highest quality engineered stainless steel coil and sheet, specialty alloy strip, foil, and wire products and to deliver those products to customers around the world. Give us a call at (800) 323-0758 or fill out the form.

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