National Physical Laboratory

Mechanical test specimens Services

The Engineered Materials team at NPL use a wide range of techniques to understand product performance and the relationship between a material's properties and structure.


Powder Route Materials

Surface Engineering

NPL is well placed to deliver measurement services in the engineered surfaces area.

Mechanical Measurement

Metals + Alloys

High temperature measurement facilities at NPL

Microstructural Characterisation

Details of the observation facilities we currently include.


Residual Stress

One of the most widely used techniques for measuring residual stress.

Engineered Materials


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