MaterialScan provides salt spray corrosion tests for many industrial sectors thanks to the partnership with Proton Technology, a worldwide operating laboratory accredited to ISO/IEC 17025.

Salt spray tests automotive

Salt spray corrosion tests automotive

Corrosion tests IKEA and furniture

Corrosion tests IKEA

Environmental tests electric parts

Salt spray corrosion tests electrical components

Salt spray corrosion tests on coatings

Salt spray tests ships

What do we offer?

More than 200 tests in a catalogue. Certified laboratory with over 15 years of international experience in coatings (paints, varnishes and galvanic coatings) and 20,000 testing projects completed since 2007.  

Support for test method selection. At no additional cost, we provide assistance in selecting the correct test method based on OEM requirements and during the Production Part Approval Process (PPAP).

Laboratory directly approved by OEMs: Volvo, Scania, Ford and Daimler. 

The only laboratory in Europe acknowledged by IKEA for salt spray corrosion tests.

Cyclic corrosion testing of large components. The 15 test cabinets can accommodate products of all sizes, not just standardized specimens. 

“Zero-thoughts formula”. Send us your samples, we’ll take care of the rest!

OEM approved lab
Proton technology
Laboratorio accreditato 17025
Test di corrosione IKEA

Salt spray corrosion tests

Thanks to a 1200 m² climate-controlled laboratory and the fastest lead time on the market, we can satisfy customer requests belonging to the mechanical supply chain of automotive, furniture and building sectors.

In addition to salt spray corrosion tests and surface analysis, the laboratory performs tests on coatings (paints, varnishes and metal coatings) and environmental tests on electrical and electronic components.

Failure analysis and material testing

Our team analyzes failures of plastic or metal components to determine the causes of damage and identify corrective actions.

We perform material testing and laboratory verification to assess the presence of defects, signs of degradation or other alterations.

Innovation and research funded projects

Do you have an innovative idea and are you looking for assistance in developing it?

We have been working for many years with companies and research organisations on innovation, sustainability and circular economy.

MaterialScan can support your company in research funding programmes, both from a technical point of view and in writing the funding application.


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