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Power Generation

Where Safety and Reliability are Crucial

It is critical that power generators operate safely and reliably. Laboratory Testing Inc. plays an important role in inspecting materials that go into new sites and analyzing parts that fail or need repair at existing facilities with our full line of material testing, nondestructive testing and failure analysis capabilities.

Read “LTI Inspects Replacement Pipe for Nuclear Reactor”

LTI’s quality system is in accordance with 10CFR50 Appendix B and ASME NQA-1 for the nuclear industry. We perform all required testing for the upgrading of existing power generation sites and the utilization of unqualified source material. Certified Test Reports in accordance with ASME Section III NCA-3800, 10CFR50 Appendix B or ASME NQA-1 are provided with each order.NIAC

NUPIC

LTI’s Quality Program has been audited by:

  • NIAC (Nuclear Industry Assessment Committee)
  • NUPIC (Nuclear Procurement Issues Committee)

Nuclear Approvals

In addition to NIAC and NUPIC member approvals, LTI has been audited and approved by the following companies in the nuclear industry:

Aerofin Consolidated Power Newport News Industries
Airgas Conval PRL
Alloy Stainless Products Custom Alloy Ranor
Amer Industries Dubose National Energy RV Industries
American Crane Energy & Process Super Radiator Coil
Anvil Enersys Taylor Forge Eng. Sys.
Arcos EZ Flow Taylor Forge Stainless
Atlas General Nuclear Corp. Tioga Pipe
B & G Manufacturing ITT TriVis
Bahnson Intermek J C White Valcor
Bonney Forge Laker Energy Weir Valve
Chempump Lenape Forge Westinghouse
Colonial Machine Major Tool WFI

Testing for the Power Generation Industry

Our engineers, chemists and technicians provide a wide-range of power generation testing capabilities for fast, reliable answers including:

Chemical Analysis

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

Corrosion Testing

  • ASTM A262 Practice A, B, C, D, E
  • ASTM G28 Methods A & B
  • ASTM G48 Methods A & B
  • ASTM A923 Method C
  • Salt Spray & Salt Fog
  • Humidity Testing
  • Passivation Testing
  • Temperature Testing

Mechanical Testing

  • Tensile Testing
  • Charpy Impact Testing
  • Drop Weight Test
  • Fracture Toughness Testing
  • Fatigue Testing
  • Hardness Testing
  • Hydrogen Embrittlement
  • Weld Testing

Metallurgical Analysis

  • Microstructure
  • Microhardness (Knoop & Vickers)
  • Grain Size (ASTM E112)
  • Inclusion Rating (ASTM E45)
  • Plating Thickness
  • Carbide Precipitation
  • Ferrite by Point Count (ASTM E562)
  • Intergranular Attack/Oxidation
  • Alpha Case
  • Intergranular Corrosion (ASTM A262)
  • Sensitization
  • Surface Contamination
  • Nodularity/Nodule Count
  • Eutectic Melting
  • Macro-etch (ASTM E340)
  • Grain Flow
  • Surface Condition
  • Surface Finish
  • Case Depth
  • Carburization/Decarburization
  • Weld Qualification

Nondestructive Testing

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

Failure Analysis

  • Root Cause Analysis

Additional Services

For your convenience, LTI provides much more than testing:

  • Specimen Preparation – We can prepare your test specimens from metals and many plastics according to ASTM specifications.
  • Calibration Services – We’ll help you keep your measuring tools, gages, masters and other measuring instruments in reliable working order with service at your facility or ours.

Request a Quote or Contact Us for quick information and answers to your questions.