Chemical Analysis

Know What You’ve Got: Inside and Out

Laboratory Testing Inc. offers expertise in the Chemical Analysis of Metals and has a fully equipped analytical chemistry lab to carry out tests of most elements in the periodic table. Chemical analysis services provide chemical composition, material identification, trace analysis, impurity identification and moisture analysis.

The specialists in our chemical analysis lab near Philadelphia, PA (USA) are fully qualified to analyze samples for a wide-range of industries and in accordance with ASTM standards and other required methods. A variety of instrumental and wet analytical chemistry techniques are utilized to provide customers with information, answers and qualitative and quantitative results.

Top-of-the-line instrumentation performs multi-element and micro analysis, including parts-per-trillion trace analysis.

Wet chemistry labMaterials Analyzed

The lab is capable of analyzing the following samples:

  • Metals
  • Alloys
  • Ores
  • Composites
  • Powdered metals
  • Ferroalloys
  • Plastics / Polymers
  • Ceramics

Our routine and investigative chemical analysis services can support material selection, material verification, failure analysis research and more.

Lab Qualifications

Most customers work in a fast-paced environment and appreciate the convenience and dependability they get from LTI. Our analytical lab is well known for technical expertise, competitive pricing, fast turnaround and reliable test results.

We’ll also meet your quality requirements with the following and more:

  • NADCAP and A2LA Accreditations
  • Testing to ASTM, MIL and other industry Standards
  • PED Approval by Lloyd’s Register

Array of Chemical Analysis Services

LTI’s analytical chemistry services are performed to meet your specific objectives. Our chemists welcome the opportunity to process orders with limited sample weight or with specialized requirements.

The chemical analysis lab can apply many methods to get the exact information you need about your metallic materials:

  • ICP chemical analysis servicesICP Atomic Emission Spectroscopy (ICP-AES)
  • ICP Mass Spectroscopy (ICP-MS)
  • Energy Dispersive X-ray Spectrometry (SEM/EDS)
  • Atomic Emission Spectroscopy (AES)
  • Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR)
  • Carbon/Sulfur/Nitrogen/Oxygen/Hydrogen Determination
  • Positive Material Identification (PMI)
  • Soxhlet Extraction
  • Plating Identification
  • Density, Porosity & Oil Content
  • Classical Wet Chemistry
  • Moisture Analysis

ftir chemical analysisLet us know about your specific needs and we can help you select the best method from the available chemical analysis services.

Additional Services

Corrosion Testing

Our chemical analysis lab also performs corrosion testing on metals to determine susceptibility to corrosion and the impact of various environmental conditions.

RoHS Testing

The Restriction of Hazardous Substances Directive or RoHS restricts the use of hazardous substances in electrical and electronic components or equipment sold or used in the European Union. Laboratory Testing provides the necessary chemical analysis services to help assure compliance with RoHS and documents all results in a Certified Test Report.

To ensure efficient order processing, read about “Providing Samples for Analytical Testing” or ask us about the required sample size.

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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

“Thank you for allowing me to visit your facility and witness a micrometer calibration first-hand, it helped me understand the concept so much better. It is clear that LTI is a wonderful group of people to work with and they operate in a true team environment. Your staff has gone over and above the call of duty to help Superior Tube. We truly appreciate your help.”

Deb Rosenberry,
Superior Tube Inc.


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