We are one of the world’s leading laboratory-based testing groups, trusted by organisations to test and advise on the safety, quality and performance of their products and operations. We operate 189 laboratories and offices and employ 6,700 people throughout Europe, the Americas, the Middle East, Asia/Asia Pacific and Africa.
Our capabilities help to extend asset life bring predictability to applications, and shorten the time to market for customers’ products, processes and materials. With over 90 years’ experience, we specialise in testing across a number of key sectors ranging from Aerospace to Fire & Building Products; Oil & Gas and Industrials; Infrastructure & Environment; Transportation; and Health Sciences.
In June 2017, Exova Group Limited was acquired by Element Materials Technology, a company with a global presence. Element’s laboratories are staffed by experts specialising in materials testing, product qualification testing and failure analysis for the Aerospace, Oil & Gas and Infrastructure Transportation & Industrials sectors. For a complete list of Accreditations & Approvals and more information, please visit www.element.com
Warringtonfire, part of the Element Group, specialises in providing a comprehensive range of independent fire testing, assessment, engineering and certification services to international markets from a network of accredited sites across the globe including Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Australia.
We exist to help our customers to make certain that the materials, products and systems that they make are safe, quality, compliant and ultimately fit for purpose, leveraging our 40 years of testing experience and our global testing capabilities.
Warringtonfire has been supporting the rail industry for almost 30 years. We specialise in a number of key areas from the testing of performance critical rolling stock components, through to the design, inspection and assessment of key railway infrastructure including stations, tunnels, bridges and trackside fencing.
We pride ourselves on having a team of outstanding technical experts who will work alongside you to help you complete your project and achieve your objectives.
Warringtonfire provides a comprehensive range of independent fire testing services to the rail industry from its UKAS, DAkkS and BELAC accredited testing laboratories in Warrington UK, Frankfurt, Germany and Gent, Belgium. Its teams of highly experienced technical experts have a deep understanding of the industry’s specific requirements and can provide Reaction to Fire testing (flammability/combustibility, toxic fume emission and smoke emission) to BS, LUL, EN, NF, DIN and UIC standards and Fire Resistance testing to both BS and EN standards.
Railway-news magazine Issue 4 Data & Monitoring edition, November 2022: Element Materials Technology - Choosing a Vibration Testing Procedure.
Railway-News magazine Issue 2, June 2022: Element Materials Technology - Train Battery Route Assessment
Railway-News Magazine Issue 1, March 2022: Element Materials Technology – Vibration Behaviour of Complex Structures.
Element Materials Technology has unveiled one of the first and largest post-pandemic, commercial air testing facilities.
Element has assessed whether a large battery could provide the power to take an electric train along an unelectrified section of rail track.
Element, a global leader in testing, inspection, and certification services, has completed its acquisition of National Technical Systems.
Element Materials Technology strengthens its position in Singapore with the acquisition of Singapore Test Services.
Element Materials Technology bolsters its position in the North American mobility market with the acquisition of Trialon Corporation.
Element Materials Technology (Element) is proud to announce that it has become a signatory to the United Nations Global Compact.
Element Materials Technology (Element) has announced the appointment of Sherly Wijaya as the new General Manager for Admaterials in Singapore.
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