About Smiths

We are a world-class supplier of engineering raw materials. Our objective is to provide all our customers, from the small machine shop to the large multi-national corporation, a supply path that continuously delivers the highest levels of service, quality and value.

UKAS Accredited Laboratory

Smiths Technical Services Overview




Very few metal stockholders offer in-house laboratory services, but at Smiths, our testing are provided to you as standard. Our services afford numerous benefits to our customers. Our laboratory is tied in with our quality management system to offer a much broader continuity of service. Speed of response, peace of mind, technical advice from our team of metallurgists are all benefits of our state of the art facility.



Testing Routines

We undertake both single-event materials testing and on-going sampling programmes that can be tailored to fit a customer’s requirements. Also, we are able to offer testing routines for specific customer applications enabling us to offer a supply route for materials with unique certification requirements.



Continuous Investment

Having invested in modern, computer-controlled testing equipment we are able to offer a fast turnaround on most testing requirements. We aim to understand all customer requirements and have experience within a wide range of industries; this gives us the ability to offer all our customers, large and small, a high-quality, cost-effective service.



Available Tests
  • Tensile Testing
  • Charpy Impact Testing
  • Chemical Analysis
  • Metallurgical Analysis
  • Corrosion Testing
  • Hardness Testing
  • Physical Properties Testing




Additional Info

To view our stock range of engineering alloys and plastics please click here.

We offer in-house processing options - for more information, please refer to our processing services.

View our brochure online by clicking here.

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