State-of-the-art facilities and a driven, highly-skilled, interdisciplinary team has made the CARIRI-Metallurgy Group a leading R&D resource for customers, which range from major multinational companies to small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs).


We offer expertise in physical and mechanical metallurgy to meet client needs.

Unique Advantage

Core capabilities in microscopy, spectrometry, mechanical testing and corrosion assessment and prevention provide the CARIRI-Metallurgy Group with a unique advantage in discovering innovative solutions for our customers.

Research Focus

Our large customer base drives our research which covers ferrous and non-ferrous alloys and composites, and is focused on:

  • solving immediate industry problems
  • finding solutions for more longstanding industry issues
  • brainstorming sustainable product and process improvements

Characterisation of Materials

One of our main services is the characterisation of materials (metals and non metals) through accurate testing involving scanning electron microscopy, x-ray fluorescence spectrometer, x-ray diffraction, tensile and harness testing, microstructure analysis, corrosion assessment and others.

Strategic Partnerships

We are always on the lookout for new opportunities to work with academic and private sector research and development organizations, as well as licensing or acquisition firms. We understand and value the potential and exceptional results these partnerships can bring.


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