Surface Science Western (SSW)

Based at Western University, Surface Science Western (SSW) is a consulting and research laboratory specializing in the analysis and characterization of surfaces and materials.

Since its inception in 1981, SSW has successfully served a number of high profile clients across a range of industry sectors including: energy, mineral resources, health services, automotive, aerospace, environmental, electronics and plastics. SSW offers clients a range of high-quality services and cost-effective access to the latest in analysis technology and techniques. In servicing a vast range of these clients, from small manufacturing facilities to industrial giants, SSW has garnered a solid reputation for quality, innovation and timely service.


Convergence Centre – LL31
Western Research Park
999 Collip Circle
London, Ontario
N6G 0J3

Areas of Expertise

Surface and materials analysis
Polymer surface modification
Surface chemical analysis
Surface and corrosion studies
Technical advancements in Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM)


Materials R&D
Facility Access & Testing
Business Development & Consulting

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Published: September 29, 2021

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