CPW has a fully equipped materials and corrosion testing facility adjoining our manufacturing facility. Our laboratory is accredited by the National Accreditation Council (ESYD) in accordance with ISO:IEC 17025 which guarantees impartiality and competence of testing, in line with industry requirements.  

The laboratory operates on a 24hr basis to support our pipe manufacturing and coating operations, as well as it conducts testing in the frame of our R&D programmes.

  • Chemical analysis
  • Tensile testing
  • Bend Testing
  • Charpy V Impact testing
  • Battelle DWT Testing
  • Hardness Testing (Vickers and Rockwell)
  • Metallography and Macro examination
  • Sour service performance testing (HIC & SSCC)

  • Cathodic Disbondment testing
  • Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC) testing
  • Gel time testing
  • Melt Flow Index testing
  • Hot Water Soak testing
  • Polymer Tensile testing
  • Penetration Resistance testing
  • Flexibility (Bend) testing
  • Abrasion Resistance testing
  • Sieve Analysis (Particle size distribution measurement)
  • Moisture content
  • Porosity contamination
  • Density determination 
The above test services can be contracted on a stand-alone basis. We understand in some cases the client might have a need for their samples tested.