Corrosion Analysis

Salt Spray Testing, Humidity Testing & More

Salt spray testingA variety of corrosion analysis services, including salt spray testing (salt fog test) to ASTM B117, corrosion analysis to ASTM A262 and humidity testing 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 Spray Testing to ASTM B117 / Salt Fog Test
  • Humidity Testing 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

ASTM B117 salt spray / salt fog testing 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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“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.”

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