Steels and Metals Institute (SaMI)

SaMI is an open access facility established at Swansea University to deliver practical and innovative solutions for the steel and metals industry. 

Its core focus is to support the industry in the challenge to decarbonise through lower carbon products and processes, reduced carbon emissions and creation of a circular, sustainable economy. 

SaMI achieves this by bringing together a network of academic experts and industrial innovators to create unique research partnerships.

Areas in which SaMI has specific capabilities and expertise:

  • Bespoke testing and evaluation in extreme environments
  • Innovative and effective alloy and downstream pilot-scale product and process development
  • Product characterisation
  • Fatigue, fracture and annealing analysis
  • Product and process integrity testing of materials.