Meet challenging sampling and quality control requirements for scrap metal with our inspection and testing services.

The very nature of scrap metal requires highly specialised and experienced interventions. We offer services in certain countries across all sectors of the metal recycling industry, including:

  • Visual classification of scrap metal to ensure conformity with
    contractual specifications
  • Grading determination (sizing and impurities)
  • Measurement of radioactivity levels
  • Ensuring that inspected scrap is free of hazardous, dangerous and prohibited goods
  • Weight control
  • Photographic reporting
  • Certification

Why Choose Cotecna

Highly qualified and experienced metallurgical engineers conduct our scrap metal inspections for ferrous and non-ferrous products in accordance to international standards.

With a network of specialist teams situated in key locations around the world, we verify that goods traded comply with their contractual terms. Our inspection services help shippers, traders, end-users and government bodies assess the quality, quantity and integrity of their scrap products.