Automotive / Transportation

When Consistent Quality is a Must

Laboratory Testing is committed to helping the automotive industry and other transportation industries provide their customers with the most reliable vehicles. We have assembled a wide-array of materials testing and calibration services, state-of-the-art equipment, and experts in the field to assure your company is working with quality materials and accurate measuring instruments.

We are happy to provide a combination of timely turnaround, convenience and expertise that can only be found at our one-stop facility:

  • tensile testingGet answers to your questions about material characteristics, durability and performance from our chemists, engineers and technicians.
  • Let LTI analyze failed metal parts and components to resolve production or material problems.
  • Have us prepare test specimens for your own in-house testing.
  • Ensure that your measuring tools, gauges, masters, surface plates and other instruments are in top condition and measuring accurately.

Meeting Quality Requirements

Laboratory Testing Inc. is A2LA accredited to ISO/IEC 17025 for materials testing, calibration and dimensional inspection services. Testing of metals and polymers, and the analysis of powdered metals, ferroalloys, ores, composites and ceramics are our specialties. A Certified Test Report or Certificate of Calibration is provided with details of the services performed and the results.

One-stop Testing & Calibration

All the services you need are performed at one convenient location for convenience and fast turnaround.

Chemical Analysis

  • Spectroscopy (ICP-AES, ICP-MS, AES)
  • SEM / EDS
  • Positive Material Identification (PMI)
  • Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR)
  • Wet Chemistry

Corrosion Testing

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

Mechanical Testing

  • Tensile Testing
  • Elevated Temperature
  • Charpy Impact Testing
  • Fracture Toughness Testing
  • Fatigue Crack Growth Testing
  • Hardness Testing
  • Bend Testing
  • Stress Rupture
  • Creep Testing
  • Hydrogen Embrittlement
  • 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)
  • Weld Qualification

Nondestructive Testing

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

Failure Analysis

Dimensional Inspection

Instrument & On-site Calibration

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Quality & Convenience:

  • A2LA and NADCAP accreditations
  • ISO 17025 certification
  • Same day, next-day, 2nd-day rush services
  • Secure portal to track orders; get certifications
  • Fast certified reports sent by email

Our Customers Say:

“I wanted to say thank you to the LTI Team for all the support they have provided in our source inspections, as well as on expedited projects. It is nice to work with a group that not only has technical knowledge, but cares about getting the job done right the first time. I know I can count on the LTI team to help me in many situations. N.G.K. Metals looks forward to many more years of working with you.”

David Britt,
N.G.K. Metals Corp.

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