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Facilities & Physical Resources

STPA has one facility located at 1915 Aliceanna St., Baltimore, MD, U.S.A, which houses our offices and laboratory. Some of our part-time consultants work remotely. As of 2018, we have part-time consulting personnel in Maryland, Florida and Washington State. Much of our metallurgical laboratory equipment was replaced in 2017. The following list highlights key equipment in our laboratory.

Metallurgical Equipment

  • Scanning Electron Microscope
  • Energy Dispersive X-Ray Spectroscope
  • Automated Mounting Machine
  • Automated Multimount Polishing Machine
  • Hardness Tester
  • Microhardness Tester
  • Digital Metallograph
  • Bead Blasting System
  • Stereomicroscope

Water, Deposit and Other Laboratory Equipment

  • Ion Chromatograph
  • Graphite Furnace Atomic Absorption Spectrometer
  • Flame Atomic Absorption Spectrometer
  • Total Organic Carbon Analyzer
  • UV/Vis Spectrophotometers
  • Miscellaneous Electrometric Equipment
  • Equipment for Performing Tube Cleaning Simulations

As providers of consulting services, we have an extensive library of hard copy and electronic references. This includes public and private sources of information acquired over approximately 100 years.