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Element Materials Technology is to open a high pressure high temperature (HPHT) laboratory at Element Hitchin, UK, more than doubling its capacity in evaluating and qualifying materials for Oil & Gas sector clients.
The new laboratory features state-of-the-art, mobile control systems for monitoring pressure and temperature that have been designed and developed specifically for the new laboratory. Element Hitchin’s existing HPHT facilities have now been consolidated into a single purpose-designed facility, improving efficiency and customer lead times.
Rod Martin, Element’s Executive Vice President, Oil & Gas, says: “Element Hitchin is a world-leader in Oil & Gas non-metallic materials testing and product qualification. Doubling the number of pressure vessels within the facility will ensure that we continue to meet our Oil & Gas customers’ growing needs for non-metallic materials testing.”
Element Hitchin currently conducts various industry-recognized testing and qualification standards, including NORSOK M-710 for testing non-metallic (polymer) sealing and ISO 23936 parts one and two for qualifying non-metallic materials in equipment for Oil & Gas production environments.
More information: www.element.com
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