Comprehensive Analytical Testing, NDT & Metrology

Let’s You Know It’s Right

Vickers microhardnessGet the analytical testing, nondestructive testing and metrology services your business needs for information, answers and certified reporting from Laboratory Testing Inc. Whether you’re designing a product, selecting materials, verifying a production process or researching a problem, LTI has solutions for you at our full-service facility near Philadelphia, PA (USA).

Why Choose LTI

The array of analytical testing services for metals and alloys includes mechanical, chemical, corrosion and metallurgical testing. Additional services range from non destructive testing, specimen machining and failure analysis to our Metrology Lab’s dimensional inspection and calibration services. Some testing services are also available for plastics and ceramics.

In addition, you’ll find a whole package of capabilities, qualifications and support at LTI including:

  • Our chemists, engineers and technicians offer technical expertise to help you make decisions.
  • The entire staff works to meet your expectations for accuracy, turnaround and service with every order.
  • LTI’s metrology, non destructive testing and analytical testing laboratories are equipped with the latest computerized equipment for efficiency and reliability.
  • Audited, approved by hundreds of customers, primes and organizations
  • Our quality system is second to none, including:
    • ISO/IEC 17025 certification
    • PRI Nadcap accreditation in materials and non destructive testing
    • A2LA accreditation for calibration, dimensional inspection and materials testing services

All services are performed with precision, using proven procedures and methods. Test and inspection results are documented in detailed, easy-to-read Certified Test Reports and Calibration Certificates to meet our customers’ quality assurance needs.

Analytical Testing Services

Although our materials testing specialty is metals and alloys, we also offer some analytical testing services for powdered metals, ores, ferroalloys, composites, polymers and ceramics. They’ll answer questions about mechanical properties, material composition, flaws and inconsistencies, corrosion resistance and more.

Non Destructive Testing (NDT)

Our equipment has the capacity to handle tubing, pipe, barstock, castings and other products of almost any size and shape. Certified NDT specialists perform the testing that provides customers with information about surface and subsurface inconsistencies, flaws and weaknesses without damaging their test material.

Failure Analysis

When metal components fail to perform as expected, our materials engineers can help you understand the reason why. Testing and analysis will help them get to the root of the problem. You’ll receive a comprehensive failure analysis report listing all findings from our failure investigation and our recommendations for preventing a recurrence.

Specimen Machining

For convenience, let our machinists prepare high quality, economical specimens for your testing from metals and many plastics. We strictly adhere to specified industry standards and customer specifications for all specimen machining.

Dimensional Inspection

Third-party and first-article inspections are performed on machined products, parts and fasteners to verify measurements using CMM and conventional methods, including:

  • Surface Dimensions
  • Internal and External Threads
  • Special Product Features

Calibration Services

Our calibration laboratory calibrates all types of masters, gages and measuring tools to verify that the items meet their performance specifications. Many additional instruments are calibrated on-site including surface plates, microscopes, balances, ovens, temperature controllers, optical comparators and more. Repairs, replacement parts and new instruments are also provided. All calibration services are NIST-traceable and performed with reliable accuracy and timely turnaround.

Visit our individual services pages for more information or contact us with your questions.

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Our Customers Say:

“I wanted to take the time to personally thank you for the time and effort that LTI has put into the testing involved with our orders. Your staff has been invaluable over the last several years.  Additionally, the fact that you are now able to perform Fracture Toughness testing in house has already proven priceless in both the turnaround time and in getting my questions answered. I’ve been fortunate to have worked with LTI since 1986 and I have come to think of LTI as an extension of Dubose. I look forward to our continued relationship.”

Dave Stepp,
Quality Assurance Manager


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