La.Met has an in-house laboratory equipped with the most sophisticated analytical instruments. The state-of-the-art laboratory is responsible for constant quality control checks on raw material and scrap received from clients. We constantly check production procedures and perform various mechanical tests (hardness, tensile strength, Erichsen cupping etc) on every single production batch of semi-finished product.

Instruments at our disposal for mechanical performance tests include:
• Shimadzu microhardness tester (Hv)
• Seimitsu surface-roughness tester (Ra)
• Olympus metallographic microscope
• Erichsen cupping tester
• Tensile strength tester
Instruments at our disposal for chemical analysis tests include:
• Mettler equipment for determination of precious metal content  
• SpectroCirros CCD plasma spectrometer