TMR Stainless
Stainless Steel Spoken Here


Our Expertise


Dr. James Fritz oversees TMR Stainless' testing services. Dr. Fritz has over 30 years experience in the areas of electrochemistry and corrosion testing and is a NACE certified Material Selection Design Specialist. He has previously supervised a research corrosion laboratory for a major North American stainless steel producer and has extensive experience in corrosion testing of stainless steels and nickel alloys. He has performed testing for various industry sectors including chemical processing, pharmaceutical, food processing, power generation, architectural, and oil and gas.



TMR Stainless maintains a modern metallurgical and corrosion laboratory in-house to support our consulting activities. The laboratory is equipped to conduct many routine and some specialized metallurgical and corrosion procedures. Our expertise and focus on stainless steels and corrosion resistant alloys allow TMR Stainless to provide expert opinions on metallurgical and corrosion problems involving these materials backed up by our own testing.
Testing Capabilities



Standard Test Methods for Detecting Susceptibility to Intergranular Corrosion in Wrought, Nickel-Rich, Chromium-Bearing Alloys


Standard Test Methods for Pitting and Crevice Corrosion Resistance of Stainless Steels and Related Alloys by Use of Ferric Chloride Solution


Standard Test Method for Conducting Cyclic Potentiodynamic Polarization Measurements for Localized Corrosion Susceptibility of Iron-, Nickel-, or Cobalt-Based Alloys


Standard Test Method for Electrochemical Reactiviation (EPR) for Detecting Sensitization of AISI Type 304 or 304L Stainless Steels

ASTM A249 / A249M / Supplementary Requirement S7 / Weld Decay Test

Standard Specification for Welded Austenitic Steel Boiler, Super Boiler, Superheater, Heat-Exchanger, and Condenser Tubes

ASTM A312 / A312M / Supplementary Requirement S9 / Weld Decay Test

Standar Specifications for Seamless, Welded, and Heavily Cold Worked Austenitic Stainless Steel Pipes


Standard Practices for Detecting Susceptibility to Intergranular Attack in Austenitic Stainless Steels

ASTM A 923

Standard Test method for Detecting Detrimental Intermetallic Phase in Duplex Austenitic/Ferritic Stainless Steels Testing

ASTM A1084

Standard Test Method for Detecting Detrimental Phases in Lean Duplex Austenitic/Ferritic Stainless Steels



Electrochemical Test Methods

  • Anodic and Cathodic Polarization measurements
  • Polarization Resistance Measurements for determination of the corrosion rate
  • Cyclic Polarization Measurements for Evaluation of Susceptibility to Localized Corrosion
  • Single-Loop and Double-Loop Electrochemical Reactivation (EPR) Testing for the evaluation of the Susceptibility to intergranular attack


In-situ Measurements

TMR Stainless can assist in the design, placement, and evaluation of coupon test racks to assist in material selection and characterization of client's process streams.