Fastener Testing

Avoid Costly Problems & Failures

Fastener testing can help ensure the reliability of fasteners used in critical applications. Laboratory Testing Inc. provides all the fastener services required to support our clients in making important business decisions and resolving problems.

Testing for Manufacturers to End Users

  • Dimensional inspectionIf you are selecting materials, we can help you compare material composition and properties.
  • LTI has solutions for production questions, including
    • Dimensional inspection services to verify measurement accuracy
    • NDE inspections to identify discontinuities and defects.
  • Our testing can provide valuable information to verify and compare fasteners to be sure you are purchasing a reliable product.
  • We have the engineers and research capabilities to evaluate in-service issues or perform a complete root cause failure analysis.

LTI’s extensive fastener testing is accredited and performed by our engineers, chemists and highly experienced technicians according to specification requirements. You’ll get the information you need and your Certified Test Report in a timely manner and at a competitive price.

LTI Fastener Testing Services

Find out everything you need to know about your fasteners with the complete line of material testing and NDE inspection services offered by Laboratory Testing Inc.

fastener_fatigueMechanical Testing

  • Hardness Testing
  • Magnetic Permeability
  • Double Shear
  • Yield Strength
  • Wedge & Axial Tensile
  • Proof Load Testing
  • Tension Fatigue Test
  • Cone Strip Test
  • Flattening
  • Stress Rupture Test
  • Creep Testing
  • Hydrogen Embrittlement  / Stress Durability

Metallurgical Testing

  • Macro-etch
  • Grain Flow
  • Microstructure
  • Grain SizeMaterials testing digital imaging
  • Plating Thickness
  • Surface Contamination
  • Alpha Case
  • Carburization / Decarburization
  • Microhardness

Dimensional Inspection

  • Internal and External Fastener Threads

Chemistry

  • ICP Analysisfastener testing corrosion
  • AES Analysis
  • Inert Gas Fusion for hydrogen, nitrogen and oxygen
  • Combustion method for sulfur and carbon
  • PMI
  • FTIR Analysis
  • Salt Spray

Nondestructive Testing

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

Failure Analysis

Test Methods/Specifications

  • ASTM A370
  • ASTM A962
  • ASTM E112
  • ASTM E340
  • ASTM F2328
  • ASTM F606
  • ASTM F835
  • SAE J429
  • SAE J995
  • ISO 898-1
  • ISO 898-2
  • NAS 1069
  • NASM-1312-1
  • NASM-1312-5
  • NASM-1312-6
  • NASM-1312-8
  • NASM-1312-11
  • NASM-1312-12
  • NASM-1312-13
  • NASM-1312-18

News & Articles

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“Please tell all involved that I really appreciate the effort put forth in trying to accommodate me with this contrary resistance unit sent in for calibration. You folks are top-notch in my book.“

Randy Clair
Manager, Materials Test Lab

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