Lab Services


  • Stereoscopy (X10 - X100)
  • Light microscopy (X100 - X1000)
  • Scanning Electron Microscope - SEM (up to X100,000). + EDX chemical analysis


  • Metallographic sample preparation (laboratory samples and replica samples)
  • Engineering diagnostics of metallographic samples
  • Characterization of material structure and processes
  • Characterization of coatings and surface treatments

Mechanical properties:

  • Hardness test
  • Tensile test
  • Impact test

Corrosion Tests:

  • Potentiodynamic Characterization 
  • Electrochemistry experiments

Lubricant analysis:

  • Physical properties (viscosity, acidity, water content, precipitation, etc.)
  • Spectrometery (wear metals and additives content)
  • Particle Counting
  • Ferrography (+ +) - accurate micro analysis of chemical identification
  • Chemical analysis of chips detected in chip detection plugs


  • Macro, micro Photography


Engineering Services


  • Characterization of various materials (metal and electronics industry) for specific engineering applications
  • Determine different processes for metal - treatment and hardening process
  • Identifying defects, abnormalities, malfunctions in materials (ferrons & non-ferous) in buildings and machinery


  • Material selection and environmental effect on corrosion rate
  • Implementation of appropriate solutions that include cathodic protection, the choice of coatings
  • Identification of corrosion mechanisms of failure, including the initiation of bio-corrosion (MIC) damage

Construction (building) materials:

  • Design of concrete mix for special applications
  • Problems in concrete corrosion
  • Cover and coating materials for structures
  • Thermal resistance of buildings
  • Recommendations for geotechnic layers for roads

Industrial lubricants:

  • Characterization and inspection of lubricated systems under periodic monitoring or under root cause analysis procedure

Aeronautics and machinery:

  • Functional definition of systems
  • Choosing a high school production of aviation mechanical systems
  • Fracture mechanical finite element analysis
  • Improving the mechanical systems and examining proposals for improving or changing the components and systems equipment
Materials selection
Materials selection
Consulting in the selection of materials (metals and polymers) according to mechanical conditions (fatigue, etc.) and en...
Oil analysis
Oil analysis
24-hour service for immediate identification of chips from critical systems. Testing oils for monitoring oil-shielded sy...
Materials testing
Materials testing
The Institute for Failure Analysis provides a variety of testing services for materials according to Israeli and interna...