The Covalent Way
Partnership is at the heart of our mission to make cutting-edge analytical capabilities available to scientists, engineers, and companies of all sizes and developmental stages.
Covalent’s Silicon Valley analytical services labs hosts over 30 cutting-edge instruments and we partner with some of the world’s top instrument manufacturers and partner labs to ensure you have the expertise and data necessary to solve your most complex challenges.
For projects where you need good data fast, we will deliver accurate measurements with quick turnaround times at affordable costs.
For complex challenges that require deeper insights: Covalent’s world-class scientists and engineers will deliver advanced analysis and help you uncover the appropriate solution.
Covalent is ready to meet all your metrology, material characterization and advanced analytical needs, both within and beyond the lab, by providing:
- Custom consulting solutions
- Certified technician support to your site
- User training and certification on instrumentation
- Co-op and Tool-Share opportunities
- Tool rental programs
- Laboratory audits
Take advantage of Covalent’s cost-effective characterization services, by integrating our experts into your R&D process: customized subscription and membership programs are available.
A New, Comprehensive Metrology Platform
Covalent Metrology provides the advanced tools and team to expedite and enhance your R&D success.
What Our Clients Are Saying
“We were the first Covalent customer and still use them exclusively for our metrology needs. Covalent is customer-centric, technically outstanding and a great partner for any company looking to improve its metrology and characterization capabilities. Very... read more
- Terry Bluck,
Chief Technology Officer, Intevac Corp.
“Great data is the key for rapid progress, but as a high growth, early stage company, we have to be extremely efficient in our capital and operating expenditures. We love Covalent’s subscription model, their responsive customer... read more
- Seshu Madhavapeddy,
Chief Executive Officer, Frore Systems
“Our team has worked closely with Covalent over the past year and the partnership has really helped our development efforts. During the challenging Covid-19 shut-downs of so many university labs, we came to increasingly rely on... read more
- J Provine,
Co-Founder Aligned Carbon
“Covalent has become a vital extension to our technology development team – their flexible service approach ensures they’re available to support our work when we need them. Their team of experts have helped us solve problems... read more
- Arvind Kamath,
Executive Vice President, Technology Development
“Covalent’s outstanding scientific team and rapidly expanding instrument portfolio have really aided Gridential Energy’s development efforts. Their quality analysis services and expert advice help us make much better decisions.”
- Collin Mui,
Dr. Michael I. Current
"Covalent Metrology provides a substantial expansion to the range of metrologies for structural and materials analysis, with a high-level professional staff, prompt response and at a highly competitive cost. A welcome addition to the Silicon Valley... read more
- Dr. Michael I. Current,
“We have known Craig and the Covalent Metrology team from the time the company was founded just a few years ago. It has been amazing to see how far the company has come and how their... read more
- Brent Elliot,
Chief Executive Officer
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Covalent Metrology is ready to serve you with our comprehensive platform of techniques and services, even during COVID 19. Reach out to our friendly team of experts to start a conversation about how we can help your team achieve your materials characterization goals.
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Latest news, events
Covalent Metrology, Anton Paar USA expand surface analysis partnership with nanoindenter offeringMarch 25, 2021
Covalent Metrology has expanded its Anton Paar portfolio with the addition of a new STeP6 surface characterization platform.
Reflections on 2020, and a Look Ahead to a Brighter New YearJanuary 11, 2021
Before bidding a final and much-anticipated “good riddance” to 2020, I would like to thank our customers, partners, and investors on behalf of the entire team here at Covalent Metrology for supporting us through such a difficult year. Like so many other companies, Covalent encountered unforeseen and substantial headwinds over most of this past year. […]
Update on COVID 19December 1, 2020
Covalent Metrology is open for business and performing characterization work on samples not limited to just Essential businesses. The Covalent Team and facility are making every effort to be in compliance will all local, State, and Federal mandates and guidelines. We are not allowing open access at this time, however, we are open for accepting sample drop-offs and receiving deliveries during normal business hours.
Optimizing Polymers and Adhesive Materials with Thermogravimetric Analysis and Differential Scanning CalorimetryApril 14, 2021
Whether you’re designing parts for Formula 1 racecars, engineering biomedical implants for hospital patients, or anything in between, robust thermal analysis empowers engineers to fine-tune the thermal properties of advanced materials. The insights gained from thermal analysis can be paramount to designing high-quality parts, products, and devices. In this webinar event, guest speaker Dr. Parth […]
Solving Puzzles Using Metrology: Case Studies in Troubleshooting when (1+1)>2March 24, 2021
Engineers trying to optimize their processes and materials in the real world often find the undertaking is fraught with difficulties that can lead down time-leeching expensive dead ends in testing and analysis. Everyone understands that time to market is a key driver of success or failure of any project or product and, in many cases, it can make […]
Energizing Research in Battery Performance with Advanced AFMFebruary 23, 2021
Modern day battery technologies are constantly improving. In addition to broader efforts to increase life-span and energy density, batteries are also diversifying to support a broadening array of applications: photovoltaics and green energy installations, consumer electronics, electric vehicles, railway industries, manufacturing sectors, and more. In a recent market analysis report, Grand View Research projected that […]