4Ward Testing has seen a large increase in the number of companies testing their chromium finishes products to MIL-DTL-5541F type II, following the ban on the use of hexavalent chromium, thus ensuring the safe use of chemicals by using the proposed substitute trivalent chromium for corrosion protection.
From anodised coatings and protective films to, oil & gas and marine coatings. 4Ward testing offers:
• Physical and mechanical testing, including wear abrasion
• Accelerated weathering and light fastness
• Corrosion resistance
• Environmental exposure testing
• Cathodic disbondment
An independent UKAS accredited test laboratory providing coating testing to the aerospace, defence, electronics, oil and gas and marine industries.