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Metallographic Equipment

We offer a full line of sample preparation, analysis equipment and software including cut off & PCB saws, mounting equipment grinder/polishers. Rockwell, Knoop and Vickers hardness testers, stereoscopes and high mag metallographic microscopes. We offer trusted global brands including Presi, Phase 3, and OC White.

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Metallographic Supplies

Some of our most popular products include FM-1000, abrasive blades, Diamond and CBN blades, mounting resins, grinding papers, SMS-made metallographic etchants, and polishing suspensions and cloths. If you can't find it, let us know and we'd be happy to answer questions by live chat, email or over the phone.

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Failure Analysis

Sturbridge Metallurgical Services has over 20 years of experience with failure analysis investigations in the Aerospace, Automotive, Medical, and Firearms industries. Our root cause analyses provide detailed conclusions and expert recommendations for corrective action. In addition we offer access to our own facility for external failure & litigation conferences.

We take a methodical and detailed approach when it comes to our failure analysis investigation and work to the ASM/ASTM, industry and/or specifications where applicable.

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About SMS Labs

Sturbridge Metallurgical Services was founded in 1990 in Sturbridge, MA, by President Courtney Grimes. Originally the company was started as a small, independent testing lab. Over the years, the company has grown. Sturbridge Metallurgical has increased from 1 to 10 full time employees. We have outgrown three locations before settling into our current home at 8 Picker Road in Sturbridge, MA. The lab offers a complete range of testing and analysis services and our business has expanded to include offering selling a full line of metallurgical equipment and supplies.

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