ESCIL is a French family company created in 1971 in Lyon. The company is specialized in the manufacturing and marketing of consumables and accessories for the preparation of materialographic samples. Escil offers a complete range of turnkey solutions for research laboratories and quality control on materials.

Our history


Creation of Escil


Partnership with Well Diamond Wire Saw, Swiss manufacturer of diamond wire saws


Creation of the test laboratory for customer applications


Launch of the new Well range of diamond wire saws


Partnership with EMCO-Test for the marketing of hardness machines


Integration into the APTCO group and association with France Scientifique

Our expertise

To respond precisely to our customers’ needs, our teams of experts help our customers identify and develop their projects while guaranteeing you a major competitive advantage in preparation time or consumables cost.

We make every effort to satisfy our customers so that their projects are successful. We have a laboratory, equipped with a complete range of instruments and consumables for the preparation of materialographic samples, where we can perform all types of tests to accompany our customers finding the solution to your project.