M+P Labs is a full-service materials testing laboratory and consultancy specializing in material identification, failure analysis, and product performance/specification testing. Originally established in the 1920’s to support GE’s Schenectady businesses, power generation and others, M+P Labs became an independent laboratory in 1986. In addition to the Schenectady headquarters, a satellite location was established in Greenville, SC, in 2000. Our client base has continued to expand and includes a wide variety of industries, including automotive, aerospace, defense, medical devices, industrial components and construction, as well as manufacturers of adhesives, chemicals, high-tech metals, polymers, plastics, composites, ceramics, pulp and paper.

M+P Labs provides "one-stop shopping" for complex material qualifications and investigations. They offer expertise on both metallic and non-metallic materials, supported by a full range of evaluation capabilities that include:

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 “Once a client has experienced the responsiveness and quality of M+P Labs, we know they will stay with us, and consider us their industrial materials resource.”

Frank E. Anderson, President
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  • Chemical analysis/material identification
  • Electrical testing
  • Electron microscopy
  • Mechanical testing
  • Metallography
  • Metallurgical evaluation
  • Microstructural analysis
  • Optical imaging and analysis
  • Petrographic analysis
  • Thermal Analysis
  • Acceptance testing/quality control
  • Contaminant identification
  • Engineering design
  • Failure analysis
  • Material selection analysis
  • On-site laboratory services
  • Performance prediction
  • Research and development
  • Reverse engineering
  • Troubleshooting support

The highly-skilled and knowledgeable staff of M+P Labs is dedicated to a cooperative, analytical and confidential approach to materials problem-solving. The rigorous quality requirements mandated by Nadcap (aerospace and defense industries), 10 CFR 50 Appendix B (nuclear utilities) and ISO 17025 are applied to each and every job performed, regardless of whether it requires conformance to any of these accreditations.

M+P Labs offers a unique blend of expertise, insight and analytical capabilities, and they are dedicated to helping you solve your most complex material challenges.

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