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Additive Manufacturing & 3D Printing

NSL supports innovation by testing powder metals and ceramic feedstock, prototype designs and the final product in the Additive Manufacturing Industry.

Since 1945, NSL Analytical has helped customers verify the highest standards of materials quality, performance, and safety in their products. Customers trust us with their most critical materials, testing needs in applications spanning aerospace, automotive, energy, and biomedical.

A selection of capabilities for the Additive Manufacturing Industry:

Material Composition

  • Chemical analysis of trace and major elements for R&D and specification conformance (10 ppb to 100 ppm)

Powder Characterization

Validate Metal Printed Parts

  • Metallurgical analysis
  • Mechanical testing
    • Tensile, Impact and Hardness Testing (Printed)
  • Microstructural Evaluations (Printed)
  • Density & Porosity Measurements (Printed)
  • Surface Roughness (Printed)
  • Component and product failure analysis
  • Processing issues
  • SEM and EDX Analysis
  • Failure Analysis & SEM Fractography (Printed)

Powder Studies

  • Alloy development and powder re-use

Accreditations & Approvals for Additive Manufacturing Industry

NSL’s materials testing facilities are:

  • ISO/IEC 17025 Certification and Scope [ANAB]
  • Nadcap Certification and Scope [PRI]
  • ASME NQA-1 Compliant
  • GE Aerospace S-400

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