As a global leader in testing, Lloyds British International has over 200 years' experience in providing the broadest range of reliable testing services.

Lloyds British International’s network of testing facilities is staffed by expert, specialist testing and engineering teams who will work with you to address all of your ‘testing requirements’, ensuring compliance to the latest legislation, wherever you are in the world.

Choosing Lloyds British International gives you the reassurance of knowing you have qualified, experienced personnel at your service; working to help reduce risk, shorten time to market and demonstrate the quality and safety of materials, components or products. From Mechanical Testing through to Pressure Testing, Non destructive Testing, Electrical Testing, Lloyds British International will work in-house or on-site and through a broad range of sectors, from the pharmaceutical industry through to environmental projects and the heavy engineering sector.

Although testing comes in many formats, the most common are:


Mechanical Testing encompasses a range of test methods to measure the properties of materials by observing how they react to a force being applied to them, whether it be compression, tensile, impact, bend or hardness.

From window cleaning cradles to heavy lifting equipment, mobile cranes to ships anchors, Mechanical Testing is crucial to ensure a component complies with specification requirements and is of compliant quality, safe and fit for purpose.

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The Pressure Systems Safety Regulations 2000 (PSSR) require pressure systems to be inspected in accordance with a Written Scheme of Examination. Lloyds British International can provide you with full compliance, by means of thorough examinations together with Written Scheme of Examination documentation.

Pressure vessel regulations apply to owners and users of relevant fluids, including steam, gases under pressure and any fluid kept artificially under pressure and which becomes a gas when released to the atmosphere.

There is a legal requirement for the thorough examination of pressure vessels and receivers that contain steam, compressed air and refrigerants. Any pressure vessel containing compressed gas over 250 bar/litres capacity requires inspection.

  • Pressure Testing carried out using equipment and procedures approved by Lloyds Register of Shipping
  • Mobile testing for on-site work
  • Complete de-commissioning, repair and re-commissioning service – when and where required
  • Comprehensive range of supplementary techniques available, such as NDT, endoscopy etc.
  • Pressure System surveys to advise on compliance with regulations
  • Production and certification of Written Schemes of Examination
  • Our inspection, testing and certification work is scheduled and carried out with minimum disruption, minimum downtime and maximum productivity
  • Qualified engineers and an independent, fully-guaranteed, reliable and cost-competitive service ensure full compliance with the law and peace of mind

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Non Destructive Testing (NDT)

Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) is the application of measuring techniques in order to identify damage and/or irregularities in materials. NDT often provides the only method of obtaining information about the fitness for purpose of safety critical components. NDT is essential in ensuring the safe operation as well as in quality control and assessing plant life.


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With over 200 years’ experience providing technical safety services worldwide, working with Lloyds British International enables you to comply with legal obligations concerning electrical safety in the workplace – and maintain your business reputation.

We ensure that your fixed electrical installations, portable appliances and specialist equipment are all safe, in good working order and compliant with all current Workplace Safety Regulations.

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Should you like to receive further information on the services we offer, please don’t hesitate to contact a member of our highly qualified team who will be happy to discuss your requirements. We look forward to hearing from you.