Since 1957

Karachi Shipyard & Engineering Works Limited

IMS Certified

Material Testing Laboratory

A well equipped in-house laboratory is available to carry out all types of chemical, physical and mechanical testing of metals, minerals, ores etc, with accuracy, reliability and customer’s satisfaction in accordance to the BS, ASTM and JIS methods or to any other classification rules as required by the customers. The laboratory is ISO 9001:2008 certified and has a good reputation for its expeditious test result all over Pakistan.


Following test facilities are available at Karachi Shipyard Material Testing Laboratory:

Mechanical & Physical Tests:

  • Tensile Test
  • Bend Test
  • Re-Bend Test
  • Flattening Test
  • Impact Test / Charpy Test
  • Hardness Test (Brinell / Rockwell / Vicker)
  • Investigation of Metals
  • Welder Qualification Test
  • Salt Spray Test / Surface Test
  • Thickness & Weight of Coating (Zinc / Tin)
  • NDT: Ultrasonic / Dye Penetration / Radiography / Magna Particle Test
  • Pressure Test
  • Load Test

Chemical Tests:

  • Chemical Analysis of all kinds of metals (ferrous and non-ferrous) refractory
  • Purity Test
  • Analysis of Minerals / Ores etc

Calibration of Measuring Instruments:

  • Measuring Tapes
  • Pressure Gauges
  • Vernier Calipers
  • Micrometers
  • Ampere Meters / Volt Meters / Clamp Meters
  • Lab Analytical Balances
  • Feeler Gauges
  • Dial Indicators, etc.

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