Medical / Healthcare

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 ensure performance, durability and long-term reliability. The services provided by our material testing and calibration lab help make that happen.

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

hardness_testLTI offers material testing and inspections services for metals, polymers and other materials to get information needed for product development, production control and other important business decisions:

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

LTI Metrology, our calibration lab, can validate the output of measuring tools, gages and other instruments that help support production and quality control. For convenience you can send instruments to our full-service calibration lab or schedule on-site service with our technicians.


Meeting Medical Industry Requirements

A Certified Test Report or Calibration Certificate is provided with all orders and includes details about the services performed and the results. Our A2LA accreditation and ISO/IEC 17025 certification comply with the requirements of ISO 13485 for the medical industry, so you know you will get reliable service and results.

Read “Assuring Quality in Medical Materials”

Material Testing and Much More

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
  • Dimensional inspection to verify the measurement accuracy of machined parts

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
  • Fatigue 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

Regulatory Compliance Certification

  • USP <797> testing and documentation
  • ISO Classification
  • Airborne viable sampling and reporting
  • Contact plate / Swab sampling
  • Fingertip testing
  • ANSI / ASHRAE / ASHE 170-2013 verification
  • Exposure level testing and documentation

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  • A2LA and PRI Nadcap accreditations
  • Same day, next-day, 2nd-day rush services
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  • Fast email and online certifications

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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