Laboratory & Testing Services

Our Research and Development continues to lead the industry in innovative and new pretreatment technologies. BCI Surface Technologies operates a full service laboratory with chemists located both on-site and in the field. Our lab performs checks on incoming raw material and outgoing manufactured products. We also perform analysis of customer production baths. Additionally, we conduct product performance testing of customers’ paint products.

The following tests are routinely conducted:

Accelerated Corrosion Testing

  • Neutral Salt Spray
  • Cleveland Condensing Cabinet
  • Humidity
  • Water Soak
  • Detergent Testing
  • EIS
  • Filiform
  • G85 Annex 5

Adhesion Testing

  • Dry Crosshatch
  • T-Bends
  • Wet Crosshatch
  • Boiling Water Crosshatch
  • Impact Tester
  • Pressure Cooker

Analytical Capabilities

  • X-Ray Fluorescence
  • Atomic Absorption
  • XPS (partnership with outside laboratory)
  • Scanning Electron Microscope
  • FTIR
  • Gas & Ion Chromatography