Testing is vital to ensure that the metal finishes and platings we provide meet the required standards and specifications to help determine the coating’s resistance to corrosion, wear, and other environmental factors, ensuring that it provides the necessary protection and longevity for the intended application.

Available Testing & Services:

The Lindgren Group performs the following tests on applicable metal finishes and plating offerings to ensure the quality of our products.

Coating Weight

Adhesion Test (Bend, Tape, Heat & Quench, Scribe, and more)

Corrosion/Salt Spray



Thickness/XRF & Eddy Current

Water Immersion

Copper Sulfate

Hydrogen Embrittlement Relief Bake


Hydrogen Embrittlement Testing

Torque & Tension

Destructive Thickness Analysis

Heat Resistance

Taber Abrasion

Work with The Lindgren Group

The Lindgren Group maintains a full chemistry laboratory with degreed chemists and our own chemical maintenance teams at Avtec Finishing Systems and Nico Products to ensure state-of-the-art testing and quality for all our metal finishes. Contact us to learn more about our rigorous testing and how we ensure our metal finishes meet or exceed the required quality standards for your particular industry or application.