We're an MIT spinoff providing portable,

non-destructive metal strength testing

and seam identification services.

Bellemare et al.A new method for evaluating the plastic properties of materials through instrumented frictional sliding tests, Acta Materialia 58 (2010) 6385–6392


Bellemare et al.Effects of mechanical properties and surface friction on elasto-plastic sliding contact, Mechanics of Materials 40 (2008) 206–219

Bellemare et al.The frictional sliding response of elasto-plastic materials in contact with a conical indenterInternational Journal of Solids and Structures 44 (2007) 1970–1989

Hardness, Strength, Ductility (HSD) Tester

Palkovic et al.In-Ditch Materials Verification Methods and Equipment for Steel Strength and Toughnesss, Pipeline Pigging and Integrity Management Conference 2017, Houston, TX 

Instrument Brochures

Massachusetts Materials Technologies, LLC

Tarkanian et al.A portable NDT device for mechanical properties of pipelines during integrity digs, Pipeline Pigging and Integrity Management Conference 2016, Houston, TX 

Conference Papers

Peer-Reviewed Publications