lab.1APS has a full scale metallurgical analysis laboratory for use as both a point of use lab and for verifying production quality.  The APS lab includes facilities for mechanical testing of any type of coating, include tensile, shear, rotating fatigue, abrasion and erosion testing.  In addition, APS has the ability to analyse coating microstructures, and is fully equipped with the latest Omnimet 5 analysis station, for use in determining coating microstructure thickness, porosity, roughness, and manyother properties.