Ultrasonic Inspection

Identify Defects and Discontinuities

Immersion UT inspectionUltrasonic Inspection, also known as UT Inspection, is a reliable method of detecting defects on or below the surface of materials and discontinuities in the wall thickness of tubing, pipe and other round stock. The test results from ultrasonic inspection services provide valuable information about the reliability of materials and products without causing them harm during the inspection process.

Laboratory Testing Inc. performs ultrasonic inspection services on two work shifts to meet our customers’ turnaround needs. Our lab’s capabilities include high-speed immersion UT inspection for round material and contact UT for products and materials in other shapes and sizes.

  • Round stock from 1/8 in. to 6 5/8 in. diameter and up to 70 ft. long is inspected by our five high-speed immersion ultrasonic inspection lines.
  • Materials in other shapes and sizes are inspected by the contact UT method.

Computerized ultrasonic inspectionOur five high-speed immersion ultrasonic inspection lines are all computerized for paperless chart recording and file retention. Our own UT inspection library of reference standards for tube, pipe, bar and plate allows us to offer quick turnaround on orders.

LTI is PRI/Nadcap accredited for ultrasonic inspection services. NDT Level 2 and Level 3 inspectors, a P&W SIM Level 3 and an NDT MIL-STD-2132 Examiner for both immersion and contact ultrasonic inspection are on staff. Our technicians are certified to ASNT SNT-TC-1A, NAS410, MIL-STD-2132 and Pratt & Whitney PWA-NDTQ to meet your industry requirements.

Ultrasonic Inspection Summary

  • Inspection Methods – immersion and contact UT inspection
  • Size Limitations
    • high-speed immersion – round materials 1/8 in. to 6 5/8 in. diameter and up to 70 ft. long
    • contact ultrasonic inspection – products and materials in other shapes and sizes
  • Test Specifications – ASTM E213, ASTM A388, ASTM A578
  • Nadcap Accreditation
  • Additional Services
    • receipt and final inspection
    • cutting, trimming and deburring
    • material identification
    • special packaging and shipping

Call us at 800-219-9095 for more information on pricing or added services such as receipt inspection, cutting, trimming and deburring or special packaging and delivery options.

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Our Customers Say:

“The Parker Steel management team is very impressed and satisfied with both the service and the professionalism of Laboratory Testing Inc. You were able to provide prompt, knowledgeable service that allowed us to get through a difficult situation and ship a very important order. Thanks for all your help and we will be in touch for future testing opportunities.”

Todd Meyer,
Quality & Operations Mgr.

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