UNICOIL strongly believes that there is shortage of laboratories that are sufficiently specialized in the testing of coated products (Metallic and Organic) and have adequate knowledge about the relevant test standards. Accordingly, details of laboratory instrument suppliers/vendors, and information on the international test standards are provided. The contact details of third-party laboratories in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Egypt, USA, and UK are also provided to satisfy any particular requirements for third-party testing.

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    International Standards for Product Testing

    ASTM Standards

    ASTM International

    ASTM International is a globally recognized leader in the development and delivery of voluntary consensus standards. Today, over 12,000 ASTM standards are used around the world to improve product quality, enhance health and safety, strengthen market access and trade, and build consumer confidence….

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    ECC Standards

    European Coil coating Association

    Over the years, ECCA elaborated a series of Test Methods, a helpful tool for those wanting to test prepainted metal. In 1995 a Working Group of CEN TC139, supported and sponsored by ECCA, was started. The outcome of this work is the conversion of ECCA Test Methods into EN 13523, a European standard with over 25 parts…..

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    Vendors for Laboratory Instruments

    SPECTRO Analytical Instruments GmbH

    Boschstr. 10 47533 Kleve Germany

    Laboratory Equipment

    • Stationary Metal Analyzer (Spark Spectrometer)
      Spectromaxx, Spectro-Germany (GMBH)
    • Inductively Coupled Plasma Analyzer (ICPA)
      Spectro Ciros Vision Spectro-Germany (GMBH)


    MATEST Material Testing Equipment

    Via delle Industrie, 25 24048 Treviolo (Bg) – Italy

    Laboratory Equipment

    • Universal Tensile Testing Machine


    Wilson Wolpert Instruments

    Snellius 11 52072, Aachen Deutschland

    Laboratory Equipment

    • Universal Hardness Tester


    Indentec Hardness Testing Machines Limited

    Brierley Hill, West Midlands, United Kingdom

    Laboratory Equipment

    • Universal Hardness Tester


    ERICHSEN GmbH & Co. KG

    Am Iserbach 14, 58675 Hemer, Germany

    Laboratory Equipment

    • Erichsen Cupping Tester
    • Gloss Meter
    • Impact Test Machine


    Carbonini Santino Successori S.R.L.

    Via Alessandro Volta, 17, Settimo Milanese MI, Italy

    Laboratory Equipment

    • Lock Forming Tester


    Metrohm AG

    Ionenstrasse, CH-9100 Herisau, Switzerland

    Laboratory Equipment

    • Automatic Titrator


    Hach Company

    P.O. Box 389, Loveland, Colorado, USA

    Laboratory Equipment

    • Spectrophotometer


    Thermo Fisher Scientific

    Waltham, Massachusetts, USA

    Laboratory Equipment

    • Conductivity Meter
    • pH/Ion Selective meter


    DJH Designs Inc.

    2366 Wyecroft Rd, Oakville, ON L6L 6M1, Canada

    Laboratory Equipment

    • DJH Film measuring instrument
    • MEK Rubbing machine



    5 Princess Rd, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648, USA

    Laboratory Equipment

    • Spectrophotometer with color computer
    • Visual Color Box Tru-Vue-2


    Q-Lab Corporation

    800 Canterbury Road, Westlake, OH 44145-1419 USA

    Laboratory Equipment

    • Q-FOG machine
    • QUV machine


    Sheen Instrument

    Broers Building, JJ Thomson Avenue Cambridge, UK

    Laboratory Equipment

    • Conical Mandrel tester


    Mitutoyo Corporation

    965 Corporate Boulevard Aurora, Illinois 60502, USA

    Laboratory Equipment

    • Surface Roughness tester
    • Surface Micrometre
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    Laboratories Outside KSA for Testing of Coated Products

    Laboratories in United Arab Emirates


    Wimpey Laboratories

    RAS Al Khor Ind#2. P.O.Box 123279, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
    Tel: +97143204718


    Exova Limited

    P.O Box 9191, Abudhabi, United Arab Emirates
    Tel: +97125582345

    Laboratories in United States of America


    Martin Testing Laboratories

    4724 Arnold Ave, McClellan Park, CA 95652, United States America
    Tel: +1 916-920-4110


    Weldon Laboratories Inc.

    1188 State Rte 30, Imperial, PA 15126, United States America
    Tel: +1 724-695-2212

    Laboratories in United Kingdom


    PRA World Ltd

    Nottingham Road, Melton Mowbray, Leicester LE13 0PB, United Kingdom
    Tel: +44 1664 501 212
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