Metallurgy and Coating Labs

Tex-Isle, Inc.'s metallurgy lab and coating lab utilize state of the art equipment to verify the metallurgical properties of our OCTG and the performance properties of our OD and ID corrosion coatings. Our metallurgy lab verifies that all processed OCTG meets API 5CT and proprietary standards. Our coating lab ensures our protective coatings meet NACE SP0394 and SP0191 standards. Our labs are designed to support our customers' needs for destructive testing, non-destructive testing, and failure analysis, as well as our ongoing research and development.

Metallurgical Capabilities:

  • Microscopy
  • Optical Microscopes to 1000x
  • Grain Size
  • Microhardness (Knoop & Vickers)
  • Collapse Testing
  • Hardness Testing (Rockwell, Brinell & Superficial Methods)
  • Tensile Testing (100 lbs. up to 600,000 lbs.)
  • Fracture Toughness Testing

Coating Laboratory Capabilities, NACE SP0394 & SP0191:

  • Thermal Characteristics - Differential Scanning Calorimeter (DSC) Testing
  • Cathodic Disbondment Test
  • Potassium Ferricyanide Test
  • Gel Time
  • Porosity
  • Flexibility- Mandrel Bend Test
  • Hot-water Soak
  • Adhesion Test

TexIsle Metallurgic and Coating Labs

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