ACT offers Material Testing
ACT tests a wide variety of materials to assist with production problems


Environmental Testing
ACT operates a licensed environmental testing lab.

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Materials Testing

Services Available

Ferrous and Non Ferrous Metals

RoHS Directive

The Restriction of Hazardous Substances Directive or RoHS Directive, was drawn up in the European Union to protect human health and the environment from hazardous substances. The directive applies to most manufacturers, sellers, distributors and recyclers of electrical and electronic components or equipment sold or used in the European Union.

The Directive restricts the use of six hazardous substances in these products - lead, mercury, cadmium, hexavalent chromium, polybrominated biphenyls and polybrominated diphenyl ethers. Laboratory Testing can help you assure compliance with quick, reliable, testing of your component materials to verify levels of the restricted substances. All of your answers will be fully documented in a Certified Test Report.

Hardness & Micro hardness

ACT specializes in hardness testing of incoming materials and finished products. Materials tested include metals and alloys, polymers, ceramics, and composites. Hardness tests include Rockwell, Knoop, Vickers, Durometer, and Barcol.


Tensile to 60,000 pounds

Field Sampling 

Sample Size Requirements

Quality Testing






Identification by Fourier Transform Infra Red Spectroscopy (FTIR)

Comparison of Material quality/ composition

Evaluation of cleaning procedure effectiveness

Comparison of materials from differing lots/vendors


Pyrolysis GC-MS


Product Deformulation

We can assist with competitive product formulation/deformulation






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