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Preparation and observation of materials and coatings samples

Preparation and observation of materials and coatings samples
Category: Tests
alarmPublication date: 17 September, 2019
alarmLast updated: 05 June, 2020

The Laboratory of Materials and Coatings (LMR) of LNEG is a specialized center in the fields of corrosion, degradation and anticorrosive protection of materials.

Within the samples preparation and observation, the following tests can be carried out:

  • Examination of samples with stereoscopic lens *
  • Micro examination by optical and digital microscopy *
  • Micro examination by high resolution scanning electron microscopy (SEM-FEG) *

* Test not included in the scope of accreditation.


Cost upon request.

Deadlines for the service

  • To carry out tests the time limit for submission of a quotation is 24 to 96 hours after request, depending on its extend/complexity;
  • Tests are initiated after acceptance of quotation and reception of samples or as agreed between parts;
  • The report is issued 10 days after the end of the tests. This period may be extended depending on the number of samples tested as well as on the number of tests carried out.