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Aerospace

When Precision Can Not Be Compromised

There is no room for error in the aerospace industry. Laboratory Testing’s clients for aerospace testing are both manufacturers and suppliers who need to assure the quality of materials and parts they purchase and produce. Our highly experienced engineers, chemists and technicians will get the information you need to assist with product research and development or with your manufacturing process:

  • Material Characterization
  • Material Composition
  • Material Identification
  • Mechanical Properties
  • Flaws and Inconsistencies
  • Failure Analysis

Aerospace Approvals

Lab Testing understands the importance of dependable, timely answers and convenience. You get these and more by partnering with LTI as your single-source for materials testing, failure analysis, specimen machining and calibration services. Our laboratory is approved by the leading aerospace companies including:

Agusta GE Transportation Aviation Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyney
Airbus Hamilton Sundstrand Rolls Royce
Bell Helicopter Textron Lockheed Martin Sikorsky
Boeing Company Northrop Grumman Sterling Helicopter
Eaton Corporation Pratt & Whitney

Accredited Aerospace Testing

Laboratory Testing Inc. provides a full-range of aerospace testing at our one-stop facility, including PRI Nadcap and A2LA accredited materials testing and PRI Nadcap accredited nondestructive testing services. Metals and alloy testing is our specialty, but the range of services for polymer testing and analysis continues to expand. Chemical analysis is also performed on powdered metals, ferro alloys, ores, composites and ceramics. You’ll receive Certified Material Test Reports that include all pertinent details relating to the services ordered.

Chemical Analysis

  • Spectroscopy (ICP-AES, ICP-MS, AES)
  • SEM/EDS
  • Positive Material Identification (PMI)
  • Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR)
  • Wet Chemistry

Corrosion Testing

According to ASTM practices including ASTM A-262 Practice A, B, C, D, E; G-28 Methods A & B; G-48 Methods A & B; and ASTM A-923 Method C

  • Salt Spray & Salt Fog
  • Humidity Testing
  • Passivation Testing
  • Temperature Testing

Mechanical Testing

  • Tensile Testing
  • Elevated TemperatureTensile
  • Charpy Impact Testing
  • Fracture Toughness Testing
  • Fatigue Crack Growth Testing
  • Hardness Testing
  • Bend Testing
  • Stress Rupture
  • Hydrogen Embrittlement
  • Weld Testing
  • Fastener Testing

Metallurgical Analysis

  • Microstructure
  • Carburization/Decarburization
  • Grain Size (ASTM E-112)
  • Inclusion Rating (ASTM E-45)
  • Plating Thickness
  • Carbide Precipitation
  • Ferrite by Point Count (ASTM E-562)
  • Intergranular Attack/Oxidation
  • Alpha Case
  • Intergranular Corrosion (ASTM A-262)
  • Sensitization
  • Surface Contamination
  • Nodularity/Nodule Count
  • Eutectic Melting
  • Macro-etch (ASTM E-340)
  • Grain Flow
  • Surface Condition
  • Surface Finish
  • Case Depth
  • Microhardness (Knoop & Vickers)
  • Carburization/Decarburization
  • Weld Qualification

Nondestructive Testing

  • Ultrasonic Testing
  • Magnetic Particle Inspection
  • Liquid Penetrant Inspection
  • X-ray Inspection (Radiography)

Failure Analysis

Dimensional Inspection

Many customers also rely on LTI to machine specimens for aerospace testing or to calibrate and certify measuring tools, gages, torque wrenches, CMMs, ovens, surface plates and other measuring instruments used in manufacturing or assembly.