2017   News
December 06 Stainless Steel sample BS 304B certified analysis has been updated.
December 01 Nickel Base sample BS 750D certified analysis has been updated.
Carbon Steel sample BS 1018 certified analysis has been updated.
Low Alloy Steel sample BS 8620F is now available.
Manganese Steel sample BS 19A survives BS 19.
November 23 Holiday, returning November 27.
November 10 Holiday, returning November 13.
November 09 Bronze sample BS 642D certified analysis has been updated.
Copper sample BS 110C is now available.
November 01 Stainless Steel sample BS 83D is no longer available.
October 20 Cast Iron sample BS 286AD is survived by BS 286AE and BS 286AF.
October 16 Copper samples BS 464A and BS 464B survive BS 464.
October 09 Cast iron series BS 291E are now available.
Holiday, returning October 10.
October 03 Stainless Steel samples BS 316D and BS 316E survive BS 316C.
September 20 Stainless Steel sample BS 430 is now available.
September 14 Copper sample BS 14500A certified analysis has been updated.
September 11 We have recovered well from hurricane Harvey.
September 05 Cast Iron sample BS 286AC is survived by BS 286AD - 286AF.
September 04 Holiday, returning September 05.
August 31 Copper base sample BS 706C certified analysis has been updated.
August 29 Brass sample BS 464B certified analysis has been updated.
August 28 Due to historic flooding services may be delayed.
Some good news, our database is back online.
August 25 UPS has cancelled all pickups today due to expected weather later this weekend, halting all operations.
August 23 Our database server is currently being worked on, sorry its not available right now.
August 14 Cast Iron sample BS 291DG, the last of the BS 291D series, is no longer available.
August 09 Arconic's new high Silicon sample AA SS-SI4001 is now available.
July 26 Nickel sample BS 825F certified analysis has been updated.
July 21 Cast Iron sample BS 291DG survives BS 291DH.
Manganese Stainless Steel sample BS 180B certified analysis has been updated.
Steel sample BS 45B certified analysis has been updated.
July 14 Purity nickel powder sample BS HPN-1 certified analysis has been updated.
July 12 Hastelloy sample BS H2E is now available.
July 3 Holiday, returning July 5.
June 16 Bronze sample BS 903E certified analysis has been updated.
June 14 Combustion sample BS HON-U is now available.
June 9 Nickel samples BS 625D and BS 625E survive BS 625C.
June 8 Nickel sample BS 625E certified analysis has been updated.
June 6 Low Alloy Steel sample BS 8620E certified analysis has been updated.
June 2 Steel setting-up samples BS SU LF-1 and BS SU LF-1a are now available.
May 29 Holiday, returning May 30.
May 26 Steel sample BS 68E survives BS 68D.
May 10 Cast Iron samples BS 291DG and BS 291DH survive BS 291DE.
May 02 Extra final stocks of BS XCCS and BS 68B were discovered when cleaning.
May 01 Manganese Steel sample BS 18A is no longer available.
April 27 Leaded Steel sample BS 73C is now available.
April 14 Holiday, returning April 18.
February 06 Stainless Steel sample BS SS3952 is no longer available. There are many replacement options.
March 31 Slag samples BS 101/3 and BS 101/5 certified analyses have been updated.
March 27 Low Alloy Steel sample BS 4142SE is no longer available.
March 24 Slag sample BS 101/2 certified analysis has been updated.
March 21 We are the first in the USA to be ISO 17034:2016 accredited.
March 20 Slag samples BS 100A certified analysis has been updated.
March 14 Slag samples BS SLAG 1, BS SLAG 2, and BS SLAG 3 certified analyses have been updated.
March 07 Low Alloy Steel sample BS 46B certified analysis has been updated.
March 03 Cast iron sample BS 291CC, the last of the BS 291C series, is no longer available.
February 20 Holiday, returning Frbruary 21.
January 27 Titanium sample BS T-5A is no longer available.
January 24 Cast Iron sample BS 291DE survives BS 291DF.
January 18 Low Alloy Steel sample BS 9905A certified analysis has been updated.
Stainless Steel sample BS 416 certified analysis has been updated.
January 12 Carbon Steel sample BS 1016 is now available.
January 2 Holiday, returning January 3.
2016   News
December 23 Holiday, returning December 27.
December 22 Steel setting-up sample BS SU 41L40 is now available.
December 20 Leaded Steel sample BS 70C is now available.
December 16 Cast Iron sample BS 291DH survives BS 291DI.
December 14 Manganese Stainless Steel sample BS 180B is now available.
December 2 Cast iron sample BS CC-22 is no longer available.
November 24 Holiday, returning November 28.
October 26 Nickel samples BS 625E and BS 750D are now available.
Steel sample BS 1018 is now available.
October 25 Nickel sample BS 500E certified analysis has been updated.
October 19 Silicocalcium sample BS 119 certified analysis has been updated.
October 14 NIckel sample BS 718D survives BS 718C.
October 10 Hastelloly sample BS H1C certified analysis has been updated.
October 5 Ferrosilicon samples BS 140/1, BS 140/2, BS 140/3 and BS 140/4 certified analyses have been updated.
Serptember 21 Ferrovanadium sample BS FeV 42 certified analysis has been updated to CRM after additional testing.
September 19 Nickel sample BS 825F is now available.
September 14 Aluminum XRF size samples from ALCOA are now available.
Ferrochromium sample
BS 130/3 certified analysis has been updated to CRM after additional testing.
Steel sample BS 45B is now available.
Nickel sample BS 405A certified analysis has been updated.
September 5 Holiday, returning September 6.
September 2 Steel sample BS 45A survives BS 1981.
August 30 Brass sample BS 464B is now available.
Brass setting-up sample BS SU 464 is now available.
August 29 Bronze sample BS 642D is now available.
August 24 Carbon Steel sample BS 3941 certified analysis has been updated to CRM after additional testing.
August 23 Copper base samples BS 706C and BS 903E are now available.
Low Alloy Steel sample BS 8620E is now available.
August 22 Cast Iron sample BS 286AG is survived by BS 286AC - 286AF.
August 19 Resulfurized Steel sample BS 1144A certified analysis has been updated.
Stainless Steel sample BS 181B certified analysis has been updated.
August 9 Bronze sample BS 510B certified analysis has been updated.
August 3 NIckel base sample BS 800A certified analysis has been updated.
August 2 Steel sample BS 8620C is no longer available.
August 1 Cast Iron sample BS 291CC survive BS 291CD.
July 29 Copper sample BS 14500A is now available.
July 27 Nickel sample BS 750C certified analysis has been updated.
July 26 Nickel sample BS 750C survives BS 750B.
July 21 NIckel sample BS 718D certified analysis has been updated.
July 11 Combustion sample BS CSN 3 is no longer available.
July 1 Holiday, returning July 5.
Low Alloy Steel samples BS 4340 and BS 4340A survive BS 60C.
June 29 Ferrochromium sample BS 130/2 has been revised to extend validity.
June 28 Silicomanganese sample BS SiMn-1 is now available.
June 27 Low Alloy Steel sample BS 9905A is now available.
May 20 Cast Iron sample BS 1B is no longer available.
May 16 Cast Iron samples BS 291CC and BS 291CD survive BS 291CB.
Iron Ore Sinter samples BS 101/1 and BS 104 have ben retested for stability and revised.
May 6 Brass samples BS 932G and BS 932H are now available.
Steel samples BS 4340, BS 4340A, and BS 4942A certified analysis has been updated.
May 2 Cast Iron sample BS 291DE survives BS 291DD.
April 27 Steel sample BS 60C survives BS 60D.
April 25 Cast Iron sample BS 286AB is survived by BS 286AC - 286AG.
April 18 Too much rain for Houston! City closed today, no shipments.
March 25 Holiday, returning March 28.
March 22 Cast Iron sample BS 291DD survives BS 291DC.
NIckel samples BS 405A, BS 500E, and BS H1C are now available.
March 8 Calcium Steel sample BS 9325A is now available.
February 24 Brass sample BS 936 is now available.
February 19 Titanium sample BS T-80 is no longer available.
February 8 Bronze sample BS 937C is now available.
February 3 Calcium Treated Steel sample BS HiCal-1 is now available.
Carbon Steel sample BS XCCS-1 is now available.
NIckel base sample BS 800A is now available.
Stainless Steel sample BS 181B is now available.
Steel setting-up sample BS SU 9310A is now available.
January 20 Tool Steel sample BS M-50 certified analysis has been updated.
January 12 Tool Steel sample BS A-11 certified analysis has been updated.
January 8 Cast Iron sample BS 291DC survives BS 291DB.

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