In addition to our ISO9001:2015 approval we can offer any of the following testing services

Destructive Testing Methods

JR Whitehead have a partnerships and service agreements with renowned independent testing laboratories to carry out a full range of mechanical testing, metallurgic examination and corrosion testing.

The laboratories are situated in the Bolton area which enables testing to be conducted either in house or at their local site ensuring product lead times are reduced. This enables delivery times to be reduced as stock allocation, manufacturing and testing can be provided all under one roof.

The laboratories are ISO/IEC 17025:2005 and UKAS accredited. For the complete scope of services please contact JR Whitehead.

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    Product analysis
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    G48 corrosion test
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    Micrographic examination
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    Ferrite and phase count
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    Charpy impact test
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    Tensile test

Non-Destructive Testing Methods

JR Whitehead offer a full range of non-destructive testing methods, performed by industry qualified personnel to PCN Level III and ISO 9712:2012.The following methods of testing are offered.

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    PCN Level 3/ASNT Level III Services
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    Phased Array
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    ToFD
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    Ultrasonic Inspection Components: -Weldments -Unmachined/ Machined Forgings (Plates Bar & Billets) – Pipe & Tube -Thickness Surveys
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    Magnetic Particle Inspection: -Weldments – Unmachined Forgings/ Machined Flanges
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    Dye Penetrant Inspection: -Weldments – Unmachined Forgings/ Machined Flanges
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    Eddy Current Inspection: -Weldments – Unmachined Forgings/ Machined Flanges
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    Visual Welding Inspection: – BS EN 970:1997 ASME V & ASME B31.3.
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    Painting, Coating and Wrapping Inspection: -Protective Systems.
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    Hardness Testing Surveys: -Most Alloys.
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    Ferrite Testing Surveys: -Stainless & Duplex Alloys.
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    Alloy Verification and Positive Material Identification: – Most Alloys.
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    X and Gamma Radiography: – Weldments / Forgings / Castings.