Corrosion Analysis

Salt Fog Test, Humidity Test & More

Salt spray testingA variety of corrosion analysis services, including the Salt Fog Test to ASTM B117, corrosion analysis to ASTM A262 and a Humidity Test to AMS 2700, are performed at Laboratory Testing Inc. to help customers determine the impact of environmental conditions and corrodents on their materials and products.

Corrosion Analysis is an important element of both R&D and quality control. This testing can provide important information for choosing materials, treatments and manufacturing processes that will ensure reliable end products.

What sets Laboratory Testing Inc. apart from other corrosion analysis labs?

  • Technical expertise
  • Accredited testing
  • Over 30 years of experience in the business
  • Inhouse test specimen preparation
  • One-stop lab for all materials testing and metrology needs
  • Focus on exceeding customer expectations with quality, service and delivery

LTI Corrosion Analysis Services

Humidity test

  • Salt Fog Test to ASTM B117
  • Humidity Test to AMS 2700
    • in the range of 10% to 95% relative humidity
  • Temperature testing
    • in the range of -94°F to +356°F (-70°C to +180°C)
  • Passivation Testing
    • ASTM A967, ASTM A380 & MIL-STD 753 Methods 102 & 103
  • Intergranular Attack/Oxidation
  • Alpha Case
  • Accelerated Intergranular Corrosion
  • ASTM Corrosion Analysis
    • ASTM A262 Practice A, B, C, E
    • ASTM G28 Methods A & B
    • ASTM G34
    • ASTM G48 Methods A, B, C, D, E & F
    • ASTM A923 Method C
    • ASTM G66
    • ASTM G67
  • HIC Testing
  • Coating Evaluation (Adhesion, Thickness)
  • Hydrogen Embrittlement
  • Intergranular Oxidation
  • Post Exposure Evaluation
  • Sensitization
  • Sigma Chi Phase

More About The Specific Tests

The ASTM B117 Salt Spray / Salt Fog Test exposes metal specimens and products to a controlled corrosive environment at an accelerated rate. Temperature and Humidity Testing are also conducted in a controlled environment using a chamber that offers a wide-range of temperature and relative humidity options. The results of these tests can assist in predicting material performance while in service, but even with the best intentions and precautions, corrosion can cause damage to materials.

Our metallurgical engineers can also detect corrosion on test samples and research the source of the problem when corrosion does occur. A fully computerized SEM/EDS system at LTI allows assists with corrosion detection and failure analysis. The high magnification and high resolution imaging of the SEM, used in conjunction with the analysis capabilities of the EDS, can provide answers about corrosive agents affecting even the smallest areas of interest.

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