ServicesMaterial Testing Laboratory


TWN has one of the most comprehensive ranges of materials testing services that cover materials selection, application and performance testing as well as failure analysis testing services

We apply a combination of both destructive testing and non-destructive testing methods to metals, composites, polymers, elastomers and resins to determine their potential properties, performance, strength, durability and resistance to corrosion and to ultimately help make certain that they are safe, compliant and fit for purpose in their end application

Our materials testing service can support you at any stage of production, from assisting in the research and development phase of product development/innovation, resolving quality issues in the manufacturing process to failure analysis, expert witness services and regulatory compliance.

We ensure you are compliant in accordance with national, international and industry standards and regulations, or client specifications.

TWN local network of materials testing laboratories are supported by well-equipped in-house machine shops that can provide quick and accurate specimen preparations for laboratory testing, mechanical testing facilities and a regional collection and delivery service.


As part of our materials testing service range, TWN provides advanced solutions in metals technology, offering critical support in testing and consultation aligned to all stages of metals processing and product development. Our laboratories deliver comprehensive, inter-disciplinary services in the development, processing, characterization and testing of all materials.


We are a world leader in the provision of high volume routine mechanical testing services such as tensile testing, impact testing or hardness testing, for both metals and polymeric materials, as well as highly specialized mechanical testing such as

fatigue testing

fracture mechanics

crack metal testing

crack propagation testing

creep testing 

corrosion testing

chemical analysis services using OES, XRF, ICP, EDS, MS and other analytical techniques.

Our materials testing laboratories are staffed by over 1000 Engaged Experts, who solve our customers’ most complex technical and commercial challenges in the fields of materials selection; materials application; production; certification and failure analysis

Our experience and understanding of production processes means we operate our testing with the minimum of disruption to your production and operating schedules, and we provide fast turnaround times.

By coming to TWN for your materials testing, we can give you the assurance that you are reducing risk and meeting the commercial and regulatory requirements of your products, components and assets.

What we ultimately deliver is Certainty to those industries where failure simply is not an option.




The Certainty of materials testing result