MEASUREMENT SERVICES

Comprehensive Solutions • Specialized Technicians • Advanced Technology • Accurate Results

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Trust your x-ray diffraction measurement needs to our highly skilled and knowledgeable team. With a core focus on residual stress measurement, our accredited laboratories have the highest quality standards and carefully follow all procedures, ensuring accurate data collection. With over 20 dedicated XRD systems, we can accommodate your laboratory and field measurement needs with fast, accurate, and efficient service.

ISO/IEC 17025:2017 Accredited [
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LABORATORY LOCATIONS

USA: 12350 Universal Drive, Taylor, Michigan,
Tel: 1-734-946-0974

Canada: 2175 Solar Crescent, Oldcastle, ON,
Tel: 1-519-737-6330

Email: xrdlab@protoxrd.com

SOLUTIONS

RESIDUAL STRESS MEASUREMENT

ASTM E915, ASTM E2860, ASTM E1426, SAE HS-784,  RS vs. depth, RS mapping

RETAINED AUSTENITE ANALYSIS

ASTM E975, SAE SP-453, Rietveld analysis, carbide evaluation

SINGLE-CRYSTAL ORIENTATION

Determine the orientation of single-crystal materials using Laue XRD

POWDER DIFFRACTION

Phase identification, quantitative phase analysis, nitride layer analysis

CAPABILITIES

Proto’s x-ray diffraction (XRD) measurement services provide characterization solutions for a wide range of applications including shot peening, heat treatment, surface enhancement, grinding, machining, welding, corrosion, and fatigue. Our state-of-the-art laboratories are equipped with specialized instrumentation to ensure reliable and accurate results.

THE WORK

AUTOMOTIVE - AEROSPACE - POWER GENERATION - MILITARY - MARINE - MEDICAL - PIPELINES

ixrd modular mapping

Ixrd modular mapping

iXRD Modular Mapping system being used to quantify the residual stress around a cooling hole on an aerospace turbine component.

Mini goniometer

mini goniometer

MG15 mini goniometer measuring residual stress inside a 60 mm diameter automotive engine cylinder bore.

residual stress mapping

Residual Mapping

Residual stress map of a brake rotor surface using an LXRD laboratory residual stress mapping system.

On-site ixrd measurement

On-site measurement

On-site measurement of a power generation steam turbine blade retention slot using an iXRD MG40 on a FS4 field stand.

stress corrosion cracking

stress corrosion cracking

Characterizing stress corrosion cracking (SCC) susceptibility on an aircraft frame using an iXRD portable residual stress measurement system.

field measurement

field measurement

iXRD in the field measuring the stress of a pipeline.

XRD RESIDUAL STRESS MEASUREMENT

XRD RETAINED AUSTENITE MEASUREMENT

HOLE DRILLING RESIDUAL STRESS MEASUREMENT

SAMPLE PREP

POWDER XRD SERVICES

LAUE SINGLE-CRYSTAL ORIENTATION SERVICES