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Functional Material and Coating Analysis

The Materials Testing Laboratory is an accredited laboratory under the Hong Kong Laboratory Accreditation Scheme (HOKLAS) since 1995. The laboratory provides manufacturing support and testing services on materials, surface coatings and product failure analysis, as well as consultancy services. The major testing services of the laboratory include determination of chemical composition for metal alloy, corrosion resistance test, quality control test on surface finished product, physical properties test, failure analysis and consultancy service.

Electroplating Coating Testing
  • Identification of Metallic Coating
  • Corrosion Test (General salt spray test and other corrosion tests)
  • Adhesion Test
  • Taber Wear Resistance Test
  • Nickel Release Test (General consumer products nickel release test and spectacle products nickel release test)
Precious Metal Analysis
  • Gold Content (HOKLAS accredited)
  • Sliver Content (HOKLAS accredited)
  • Palladium Content
  • Platinum Content
Other Metal Content
  • Alloy
  • Aluminum Alloy
  • Copper Alloy
  • Zinc Alloy
  • Tin Alloy
  • Solder
  • Stainless Steel
  • Beryllium Copper Alloy
  • Carbon/Low Alloy Steels
Plating Solution
  • Trace amount Analysis of Metallic Contaminants in Plating Solution
  • General Plating Solution Analysis
  • Lead and Cadmium Leakage of Ceramic and Enamel Ware
  • Chemical Analysis by Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy
  • Ion Contaminants Determination by Ion Chromatography
  • Failure analysis 
  • Consultancy on Laboratory design and building
  • Consultancy on Laboratory accreditation (ISO 17025)
  • Technical training on Laboratory operation and analysis
Instrument of Materials Testing Laboratory
Optical microscope 1. Zeiss, Axiovert 40 Mat
2. Zeiss, G180867
Inductively Coupled PlasmaSpectrometer (ICP) Perkin Elmer, optima 5300DV
High Temperature Cupelluation Furance Carbolite CF15
Spark spectrometer Bruker, Q4 Tasman
Carbon & Sulfur Analyzer Leco CS230
Auto-titrator for silver content analysis Mettler Toledo T50, Rondo
X-ray Fluoresence Spectrometer 1. Fischerscope, XDVM
2. Fischerscope XAM-DPP
Vicker harndess tester Future-tech, F11-7E
Salt spray tester  
Taber wear resistance tester Taber, 5135 abraser
Raman Spectroscopy Renishaw
Atomic Absorption Spectrometer Perkin Elmer, Aanalyst 300
Colour measurement Tester Hunter lab, Ulracan XE

Tel: 2788 5678

Material Testing
Material Testing