Comprehensive Analytical Testing, NDT & Metrology

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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 in the United States.

Why Choose LTI?

The entire staff works to meet your expectations for accuracy, service and turnaround with every order.

ASTM Testing and More:  LTI has a history as a leader among ASTM testing labs for over 30-years. Testing and inspections are also performed to many other industry specifications.

Metal Testing Expertise:  Metal and alloy testing is our specialty, so we offer a full array of destructive and nondestructive laboratory testing services for these materials.

Added Services for Convenience:  Some testing services are also available for plastics and ceramics. LTI also provides specimen machining and failure analysis, as well as dimensional inspection and calibration services performed by our Metrology Lab.

Turnaround to Meet Your Needs:  LTI is equipped with the latest computerized equipment for efficiency and reliability. Our standard turnaround times are very competitive, but ask about Same Day, Next Day and 2nd Day rush services for your most challenging situations.

More Qualifications and Support

  • Our chemists, engineers and other technical experts offer help with complex testing needs.
  • Audited and approved by hundreds of customers, prime manufacturers and industry organizations
  • Our quality system is second to none. All services are performed with precision, using proven procedures and methods.
  • LTI is a fully accredited test lab:
    • a2la accreditationNadcap accreditationA2LA accreditation in materials testing and calibration
    • NADCAP accreditation in materials and nondestructive testing
    • ISO IEC 17025 certification
  • European PED approval 

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 and inspection 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.

» Mechanical Testing
» Metallurgical Testing
» Chemical Analysis
» Corrosion Testing
» Fastener Testing


Nondestructive Testing

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

» X-ray Inspection
» Ultrasonic Testing
» Hydrostatic Pressure Testing
» Liquid Penetrant Testing
» Magnetic Particle Inspection
» Visual Inspection


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. » Learn More

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. » Learn More

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: » Learn More

  • 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.

» Instrument Calibration
» On-site Calibration
» New Instruments
» Repairs


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

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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 and get certifications
  • Fast Certified Reports sent by email

Customer Testimonials

“I am finally getting around to reading all the information you sent and I just wanted to say thank you. So far the service, quality of the reports and delivery that your team has provided has been nothing short of spectacular! Please let your staff know that it does not go unnoticed! We look forward to more business with you!”

Tina Dutcher
Quality Manager


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