Metal Testing Laboratory facility occupies 1,500 m² and contains an office building, fully equipped training rooms, a 20 bay welder training facility, machine shop, material testing laboratories, isotope store, radiography developing room, consumables store.
MQS is certified for the following services:
Non-destructive (NDT) testing:
MQS holds ABS and Moody International accreditation for destructive, non-destructive testing and welder training.
MQS also carries out destructive testing and owns and operates, tensile testing machines, bend machine, Charpy impact testing machines and hardness testers.
This capability has been used extensively by many companies for weld procedure qualification testing and for establishing properties of steel, including tensile strength, where certification is not available.
MQS owns a comprehensive range of NDT equipment including but not limited to gamma radiography source projectors, dosimeters, radiometers (mini-rad), digital densitometers, ultrasonic sets, thickness measuring machines, electromagnets, illuminators, film dryers, automatic film processors, portable darkrooms, countdown timers, heat treatment transformers and associated equipment.
All MQS personnel employed in inspection activities are qualified to ASNT, EN Level I and level II. To carry out training MQS has level III technicians.