Whether you’re in Western Canada or elsewhere in the world, Qualimet can provide you with timely, high quality metals testing services. We deliver a comprehensive range of destructive and non-destructive testing (NDT) services to Clients who want the best.


One-Stop Shopping for Your Metallurgical Testing Needs

Qualimet’s 4800 sq. ft. metallurgical testing facility includes a fully equipped metallurgical laboratory with a wide range of testing equipment. Bring us your testing needs, and we’ll get it done.

To ensure consistent, standardized testing, all test specimens are prepared in-house. Certified, reliable testing staff give you timely results that you can trust. Our testing services are listed below.


Non-Destructive Testing (NDE and NDT Testing)

  • visual inspection (also called VT inspection or visual testing)
  • magnetic particle testing (MT, also called MPT, magnetic particle inspection, and magnafluxing)
  • ultrasonic inspection (UT Testing)
    • thickness
    • corrosion mapping – zero degree scan
  • liquid dye penetrant examination (PT testing)
  • in-situ metallography
  • ferrite testing (feritscope)
  • valve body testing
  • coating condition assessments and coatings failure analysis (NACE certified test procedures)


Destructive Testing


  • hardness testing
    • Brinnell hardness testing (BHN)
    • Vickers hardness testing (HV)
    • Rockwell hardness testing (RC, HRB)
  • tensile testing, including elevated temperature tensile tests
  • compression testing
  • bend tests
  • charpy v-notch impact tests
  • low temperature testing
  • toughness (impact) tests
  • chemical analysis
  • microstructure and macrostructure examination
  • mechanical testing


Other Testing and Laboratory Services

Qualimet also provides the following testing and laboratory services:

  • welder testing (ABSA PQ Testing and CWB Testing) 
  • weldment testing
  • hot tap testing & procedure development
  • profile comparisons
  • heat treatment
  • testing of ceramics, plastics, composites, and elastomers
  • pressure tests: ‘U’ Stamp, ‘A’ Stamp, and ‘B’ pressure tests


For increased confidence that your company’s metal products and related services are safe and reliable, contact Qualimet about our full range of metal testing services.