Dickson Testing Company performs a number of services for engine and structural components relating to aircraft manufacture and maintenance. We have skilled professionals who use modern equipment including scanning electron microscopy, x-ray analysis, and advanced metallurgical techniques to perform and record various material testing and chemical analyses. Our services include:

  • Mechanical Testing

    • Tensile, -320°F to 2000°F
    • Impact - Charpy and Izod, -320°F to 1800°F
    • Laboratory Heat Treating to 2200°F
    • Fracture Toughness, -320°F to Room Temp
    • Low Cycle Fatigue to 1800°F
    • Shear
    • Bend
    • Stress Rupture, Room to 2000°F
    • Creep to 2000°F
    • Stress Corrosion
    • Hardness
    • Weld Wire Qualification
    • Conductivity
    • Salt Spray
  • Metallurgical Testing

    • Microstructure
    • Macrostructure
    • Grain Flow
    • Decarburization
    • Alpha Case
    • Grain Size
    • Beta-Transus Determination
    • Free Ferrite
    • Micro Hardness
    • Intergranular Corrosion
    • Chemical Banding
    • Alloy Depletion
    • Intergranular Attack & Intergranular Oxidation
    • High Temperature Oxidation - H2 Porosity
    • Macro and Micro Photographs
  • Chemical Analysis

    • X-Ray Fluorescence
    • Optical Emission Spectroscopy
    • Fusion
    • Combustion
    • Atomic Absorption

    Other capabilities

    • Full Machine Shop in house
    • Low Stress Grind
    • Laboratory

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We offer state-of-the-art services in mechanical, metallurgical testing and chemical analysis. Our labs are equipped with top-of-the-line machines and computers and managed by qualified professionals.