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Our Customers Say:

“On behalf of Plymouth Tube I would like to thank you for your hospitality. Your diligence and team work helped us to stay on schedule and provide a product back to our customer with minimal impact. We at Plymouth Tube pride ourselves on customer service to our customers. Without your customer service to us we would not have been able to uphold our level of service. We appreciate your partnership with us and look forward to continuing our business relationship with LTI in the future. Kudos to your team.”

Mike Kennerson
Quality Manager

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Staying Ahead of the Technology Curve

The medical field is rapidly evolving with new breakthroughs in technology and improvements to medical materials, devices and implants. What doesn’t change is the need for the highest quality and most reliable products to assure performance, durability and long-term reliability.

As a material testing lab, Laboratory Testing Inc. has become a major supplier of nondestructive and destructive testing services for leading manufacturers in the medical industry. Through partnering with medical manufacturers, LTI’s testing and certifications have become an essential part of their quality programs by providing assurance that the materials going into their products will hold up to expectations.

LTI offers material testing and inspections services for metals, polymers and other materials to get the information you need for product development, production and other important business decisions:

  • Material composition & identification
  • Material properties & characteristics
  • Defects & discontinuities
  • Susceptibility to corrosion

A Certified Test Report is provided with all orders and includes details about the services performed and your test results. Our accreditations comply with the requirements of ISO 13485 for the medical industry.

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To ease your workload and get you quick results, we can coordinate all related services right here at LTI.

  • Specimen preparation in our in-house Machine Shop
  • Failure analysis performed by materials engineers to determine the root cause of product failure and make recommendations for avoiding future occurrences
  • Calibration of measuring tools, gages, masters and other instruments used in your production process to verify measurement accuracy

Our testing services for medical implants and devices include the following:

Chemical Analysis

  • Trace Element Analysis
  • Spectroscopy (ICP-AES, ICP-MS, AES)
  • SEM/EDS
  • Positive Material Identification (PMI)
  • Fouier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR)
  • Carbon/Sulfur/Nitrogen/Oxygen/Hydrogen Determination
  • RoHS Compliance Testing
  • Wet Chemistry

Corrosion Testing

  • Accelerated Intergranular Corrosion

Mechanical Testing

  • Tensile, Elongation Testing
  • Yield Strength
  • Fracture Toughness Testing
  • Hardness Testing
  • Bend Testing
  • Stress Rupture
  • Compression Testing

Metallurgical Analysis

  • Microstructure
  • Grain Size (ASTM E-112)
  • Coating/Plating Thickness
  • Surface Contamination
  • Microhardness (Knoop & Vickers)

Nondestructive Testing

  • Utrasonic Testing
  • Liquid Penetrant Inspection