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We pride ourselves with providing quality service and quick turn-around-times.

Process Solutions Control

In order to keep your standard and proprietary process solutions at optimum levels, we provide fast turn around times for analysis and adjustment recommendations.

  • Trace Metals
  • Additives
  • Contaminants
  • Surface Tension
  • Hull Cell
  • Stress Testing

Test Specimens

Anachem provides high quality test specimens. We stock not only the common panels called out in the Military, ASTM, AMS and Boeing standards, but also carry the more uncommon Douglas, Lockheed and Airbus panels.

Coating Evaluations

The life of many engineering systems and structures is dependent upon the quality of its organic or metallic coatings. Anachem Laboratories has extensive experience in performing coating evaluations.

  • Salt Spray
    (ASTM B117, ASTM G85)
  • CASS
    (ASTM B386)
  • Humidity
  • Taber Abrasion
    (ASTM D4060)
  • Coating Weight
    (ASTM B137, ASTM B767)
  • Thickness
    (ASTM B244, ASTM B499)
  • Adhesion
    (ASTM B571, ASTM D3359)
  • Flexibility
  • Seal Quality
  • Impact
    (ASTM D2794)
  • Fluid Resistance
  • Electrical Resistance
  • Roughness (ANSI B46.1)
  • Purity
  • Composition
  • Porosity
  • Gloss
  • Color

Metallurgical Testing

Our skilled engineers and technicians are experienced at evaluating material failure and checking for adherence to design specifications.

  • Intergranular Attack
    (ASTM F2111, BSS 7219)
  • End Grain pitting
  • Microhardness--Knoop & Vickers
    (ASTM E384, ASTM B578)
  • Coating Thickness
    (ASTM B487)
  • Hydrogen Embrittlement
    (ASTM F519)
  • Hydrogen Pick-up
    (ASTM E1447)


Certification of Penetrants and Magnetic Inspection Carriers.

Testing For the Electronics Industry

We also offer automated solderability testing in full compliance with MIL-STD-202 and J-STD-002.

Wastewater · Storm Water · Hazardous Waste

We are a certified environmental laboratory providing analysis for wastewater, storm water and hazardous waste. We offer sampling and pick-up services through out much of Los Angeles and Orange Counties.

More than 60 years of service!