Find out what your metals are made of with custom mechanical, metallurgical, and welding evaluations

Bowser-Morner offers over a century of expertise in mechanical and metallurgical testing to give you the information you need to use your materials with confidence.

Learn about Bowser-Morner’s ANAB accredited mechanical and metallurgical testing services.

Complying with automotive, military, or general industry specifications means knowing a lot about the mechanical proprieties and composition of your metals. At Bowser-Morner, we’ve been testing and analyzing metals since 1911. Our experts adhere to industry-leading testing standards to give you prompt service and results you can trust.

Our mechanical properties and metallurgical testing services include:

  • Tensile testing
  • Impact strength testing
  • Charpy impact testing
  • Yield testing
  • Hardness testing
  • Micro-hardness testing
  • Microstructure analysis
  • Corrosion evaluations
  • Accelerated corrosion testing
  • Failure investigations and analysis of ferrous and non-ferrous metals


Bowser-Morner also offers complete testing of welds, in our facilities.

Metals Chemistry

Our well-equipped Chemistry Lab uses both classical wet chemistry methods and instrumentation for analysis of the following alloy types:

  • Aluminum alloys
  • Carbon steel
  • Cast iron
  • Copper/Brass/Bronze alloys
  • Nickel alloys
  • Powder metals
  • Stainless steel
  • Titanium
  • Tool steel
  • Others upon request

Key Personnel

Chief Chemist, Technical Manager of Analytical Sciences Labs View Bio
VP & Director of Construction Materials & Geotechnical Laboratories View Bio