Intergranular Corrosion Testing

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We at Applied Technical Services offer intergranular corrosion testing to ensure the structural integrity of the testing metal remains satisfactory during the service life of metals and alloys.

The chemical composition of common metallurgical materials includes nitrides, carbides, and intermetallic phases that are prone to precipitation through exposure to different thermal environments. Evaluating the susceptibility of this precipitation to corrosion attack is necessary, as this allows prevention of decay effects.


Testing Capabilities

Our Metallurgy and Failure Analysis Lab at ATS follows the ASTM A262 and G28 industry standards for Detecting Susceptibility to Intergranular Attack in Austenitic Stainless Steels and Wrought, Nickel-Rich, Chromium-Bearing Alloys. These ASTM standards define methods developed by industry experts to achieve consistent Intergranular Corrosion Testing results. We also offer Nadcap accredited services for evaluating intergranular corrosion attack and oxidation (IGA/IGO).

Our experts at ATS are adept in investigating the corrosion of alloys and metals. Our failure analysis lab is equipped with innovative technology utilizing analytical and component testing to gather valuable insight into the causes of corrosion.

Service areas of expertise include:

  • Weld Corrosion
  • Graphitic Corrosion
  • Corrosion Fatigue
  • Galvanic Corrosion
  • Pitting Corrosion
  • Crevice Corrosion
  • Stress Corrosion Cracking (SCC)
  • Microbiologically Influenced Corrosion (MIC)

About Applied Technical Services

Applied Technical Services has been operating for over 50 years, providing leading engineering consulting services to a wide portfolio of clients. ATS experts operate under accreditations and standards to uncover the technical solutions necessary for client service excellence. With over 750 employees, ATS experts are responsive, with most findings reported within 3 to 5 business days.

ATS Quality Assurance Programs

ATS views its Quality System as an ever-changing goal, with all experts constantly seeking areas for improvement. Our core values of integrity and quality excellence are regularly appraised, with our team devoted to our goal of becoming an industry leader. All data reported is accurate and delivered in a timely manner. ATS operates in accordance with necessary quality standards such as: ISO 17025 (A2LA), ISO 9001 Quality Management, Nadcap, and others.


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