Corrosion Testing Services

Corrosion Testing and Sour Service

VLM staff provides corrosion testing and consultancy in the following areas:

  • Investigation and identification of corrosion and its causes on your parts, products, or equipment
  • Corrosion testing to NACE standards
  • Consultation with your engineering or quality team
  • Identification and definition of manufacturing or materials problems
  • Definition of research protocols
  • Advice on design process improvements
  • Development of specifications

VLM performs numerous industry-standard sour service and corrosion tests including:

  • Intergranular corrosion testing according to ASTM A262
  • Pitting and crevice corrosion testing according to ASTM G48
  • Ferric Chloride testing according to ASTM A923 and ASTM G48
  • Ferric Sulfate testing according to ASTM G28
  • Salt spray testing according to ASTM B117

Sour service corrosion testing, or sour gas services include:

  • Sulfide-Stress Cracking, or SSC Testing to NACE Standard TM0177
  • Hydrogen-Induced (H2) Cracking, or HIC Testing to NACE Standard TM0284


Please contact us for more information


VLM Support
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p: +49 (0)5205 87 963-0