Closer Attention to Constant Improvement

Our metallurgical lab is an example of our commitment to constant innovation. Skilled metallurgists are available to look closely at performance metrics, assist customers with material issues, and discover new ways to deliver ultimate value.

Magic Steel maintains a fully equipped metallurgical lab with an on staff Metallurgist and technician to:

  • Assist customers in material selection and die development
  • Verify that the ordered product will work in the intended application
  • Make certain the product is properly / economically packaged
  • Ensure that coil sizes maximize customer equipment limits (ID size, OD size, coil weight, lift weight, etc.)
  • Suggest possible alternative materials that could result in either improved performance or reduced cost for a customer.
  • Assist customer with material issues when a problem arises

Testing Capabilities

  • Chemistry (C, Mn, P, S, Al, Si, Ni, Cr, V, Mo, Ti, Cu, B, Nb)
  • Rockwell (HRB, HRC, 15T, 30T, 45T)
  • Tensile Strength
  • Yield Strength
  • Elongation
  • Strain Hardening Exponent (n-value)
  • Coating Thickness
  • Surface Roughness (Ra)
  • Olsen
  • Metallurgical Microscope – Grain Size
  • Circle Grid Analysis Equipment