MANCHESTER, UK – Intertek has expanded its corrosion testing services facility in Manchester, UK, with a £1.2-million ($1.84-million) investment. The company says this brings its total investment in the facility to more than £5 million ($7.65 million).
Now covering 27,000 sq ft (2,508 sq m) the site has bespoke test rigs to simulate specific environments and issues. The recent upgrade enabled a pilot plant-scale flow loop and full pipe section subsea simulation studies.
The site also provides specialist laboratories for sour service, high pressure/high temperature, coatings and non-metallics, chemical treatment testing and corrosion fatigue studies.