Materials Testing

Gateway Analytical Materials Science

Gateway Analytical utilizes state-of-the art instrumentation and methods to support materials characterization for failure analysis, source determination and a wide range of other types of materials testing.  The following instrumentation and services are offered in our 17,000 square foot (1,580 square meters) testing facility:


  • Comparison Microscopy
  • Fluorescence Microscopy
  • Fourier Transform Infrared (FTIR) Spectroscopy
  • Near Infrared (NIR) and Visible Hyperspectral Imaging
  • Optical Microscopy
  • Polarized Light Microscopy
  • Raman Spectroscopy
  • Scanning Electron Microscopy / Energy Dispersive Spectroscopy (SEM/EDS)
  • Automated Scanning Electron Microscopy / Energy Dispersive Spectroscopy
  • Specialized Sample Preparation / ISO Class 5 Certified Sample Preparation Area


  • Contamination Testing
  • Defect Analysis
  • Failure Analysis
  • Industrial Forensic Testing
  • Materials Testing
  • Metals Testing
  • Particulate Testing
  • Quality Control Testing of Materials and Products
  • Reverse Engineering

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