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Materials and Products Testing & Analysis

To ensure your products perform to the best of their ability, and to develop the products of the future, bringing them to market quickly, testing, analysis and characterization are critical.

At Lucideon, we provide materials and products testing, analysis & characterization to customers around the world across a wide range of industries.

Unlike other test houses, we don't just provide data; our experts offer analysis to provide answers to your questions, ensuring that you have the full picture of why your material or product is performing the way it is.

With a full suite of state-of-the-art analytical capabilities, from chemical and physical to high temperature and surface analysis, we are able to put together comprehensive testing and analysis packages to provide you with all the information you need.

From one of the world's leading surface science laboratories, our experts can analyze the surface of any material, providing information on coatings, the interface between materials and how they interact with each other.

We can help you to:

  • Gain regulatory approval
  • Characterize your materials
  • Determine if your material / product is fit for purpose
  • Identify and rectify failures
  • Improve product performance
  • Ensure you meet QA / QC requirements.

Put Lucideon to the test...

We provide testing, characterization and analysis across a range of products, from ceramics and metals to polymer and composites.

We work to international standards but, should a standard not exist, we will put together a package of testing that gives you the answer that you need.

Below is a list of some of the areas in which we provide testing:

  • Chemical
  • Physical
  • Microstructural
  • Mineralogical
  • High temperature
  • Surface analysis
  • Environmental.

Our experts have many years of experience across a variety of industries, allowing them to transfer the knowledge learnt in one industry to another.

Why Lucideon?

  • Quick turnaround
  • Accurate data
  • Analysis and support
  • Comprehensive analytical capabilities - everything you need in one place
  • 7 years archive storage of all analysis data
  • Extensive materials expertise
  • State-of-the-art analytical facilities.

UKAS Accreditation in the UK

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Lucideon is a UKAS accredited testing (0013) and calibration (0420) laboratory in the UK.

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Quality Assurance Program in the US

The rigorous quality assurance requirements mandated by ISO 17025, Nadcap (aerospace and defense industry) and 10 CFR 50 Appendix B (nuclear utility industry) are applied to each and every job we perform, regardless of whether it requires conformance to any of these accreditations. We also maintain a GE Transportation and Aviation Special Process Certification to perform many S-400 test codes.

How does our Quality Assurance Program help you? It assures you that every job you submit to us will be performed to exacting standards for accuracy, reliability, and traceability.

At Lucideon, we live and breathe quality. We consistently apply proven technologies to deliver the highest level of excellence to our customers.

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