Raw Material Testing Services

For modern industries, the inspection, sampling and testing of raw materials are essential for identifying the material’s quality and composition. At McCreath Laboratories, we analyze raw materials to verify that they are acceptable for their intended use. Work with us for raw material testing services that verify commercial contract specifications and ensure materials adhere to industry regulations. 

Testing Services for Various Materials 

McCreath is an independent, third-party ISO/IEC 17025:2017 accredited laboratory specializing in the complete testing, inspection and sampling of:

·       Many other raw materials used in today’s foundry and casting industries

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Our Independent Testing Services

McCreath offers various raw material testing services. As a full-service sampling and assessment company, we can provide on-site inspection and weight determinations of your materials, fully representative sampling and complete material preparation for analysis.

From rigorously testing your material in our internationally recognized laboratory to collecting several representative samples from your material stockpile, our professional team will provide the timely information you need to make critical decisions.

Sampling Services

Accuracy is crucial during any raw material analysis. At McCreath, we lay the groundwork for precise measurements and accurate results by offering sampling services. 

As part of our dedicated material sampling services, we will visit your facility or job site to collect a sample from your material stockpile. Our technicians employ industry standard methods  to collect a sample that represents the stockpile’s composition. Our experienced staff is able to determine the best sampling point, method and equipment for the situation. 

In addition to our sampling services, we also prepare samples for analysis. Count on McCreath for full-service sampling prior to material analysis.

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Laboratory Services

McCreath maintains ISO/IEC 17025:2017 accredited laboratories in Harrisburg, PA and Gary, IN.

Request laboratory services from McCreath to receive your choice of raw material identification tests that comply with current ASTM and ISO methodologies. We can run various classical and modern tests that verify a sample’s composition and assess its reactions.

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Material Inspection

Work with McCreath for raw material inspection services. We will travel to your facility to inspect your stockpile and relevant equipment for contamination. Our material inspection services range from visual inspections to classical and advanced measurement methodologies. We have the experience and resources to recognize contaminants at first glance or conduct the tests necessary to determine impurities.

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Material Analysis Consultation 

McCreath is on your side during every phase of the material testing process. We offer consultation services from industry experts who will help you make the best decision for your business. Our consultants will use information about your company and industry to recommend the types of material testing services you may require. We will also support you after material testing to ensure your decision-makers understand the findings.

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Why McCreath?

For over 140 years, our highly trained team of experts has been providing quality solutions for foundry and casting facilities, mining and solid fuels industries, raw material producers and users and material handling operations of all types. The various clients and industries we have served over our long history are almost as diverse as our services. 

Our hand-picked staff members have relevant degrees and are highly knowledgeable professionals. Their technical competence is only surpassed by their integrity and desire to provide the best possible services to our clients. This desire for excellence sets us apart from the competition and makes McCreath the leader in our field.

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McCreath is your partner for comprehensive raw material testing services nationwide. From on-site consultations and sampling to advanced testing and analysis services at accredited laboratories, we offer the capabilities needed for thorough raw material assessments. We encourage you to contact us online for more information on our raw material testing services. You can also complete a sample submission form to begin the process.