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Military / Defense

Committed to Protecting Our People

For the protection of our country and our troops, product safety and accuracy are imperative to the military and defense industries. Laboratory Testing provides the government and other clients in the defense sector with a variety of Nadcap-accredited testing capabilities to support research on new technology, product manufacturing and failure analysis. LTI materials and nondestructive testing is performed according to stringent industry procedures to determine material composition, mechanical properties, defects and inconsistencies, affects of humidity, corrosion susceptibility and cause of failure in metal parts. Our lab also has approvals from many leading manufacturers.
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Our engineers, chemists and technicians are available for consultation and to help uncover solutions to your unique requirements. A DCMA QAR (Defense Contract Management Agency quality assurance representative) is onsite for government source inspection. We also carry approvals from many leading manufacturers including:

Nadcap Accredited Testing for Defense

Our chemistry, corrosion, mechanical, metallurgical and nondestructive testing services are conveniently provided by our one-stop facility for metals and alloys. Laboratory Testing Inc. also analyzes powdered metals, ferroy alloys, ores, composites, ceramics and polymers. You’ll receive a Certified Test Report with each order that includes all pertinent information and results pertaining to the services ordered.

Chemical Analysis

  • Spectroscopy (ICP-AES, ICP-MS, AES)
  • Carbon/Sulfur/Nitrogen/Oxygen/Hydrogen Determination
  • 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
  • Charpy Impact Testing
  • Fracture Toughness
  • Hardness Testing
  • Drop Weight Testing
  • Stress Rupture
  • 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

Our NDT technicians are certified to meet your industry requirements to ASNT SNT-TC-1A, NAS410, MIL-STD-2132 and Pratt & Whitney PWA-NDTQ.

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

Failure Analysis

Dimensional Inspection

We do our best to make every experience with LTI hassle-free. In addition to providing a wide-range of testing services, our one-stop laboratory can prepare your test specimens, investigate failed materials or parts, and take care of all your calibration needs for measuring tools, gages, masters, torque wrenches, surface plates and more. You can count on quick, reliable service. Just leave the coordination to us.