Nondestructive Testing

Testing Quality Without Harming Samples

Nondestructive testing UT systemsNondestructive Testing, also called NDT Testing, NDE Inspection and Non Destructive Examination, can detect surface and sub-surface defects without affecting the operating performance of materials and components. Non destructive Testing methods are also used to inspect the quality of welds for Welder and Procedure Qualification and to detect corrosion.

Laboratory Testing Inc. is a fully equipped and accredited independent laboratory near Philadelphia PA (USA).

All About Quality

Let LTI provide answers to your material questions with Non-destructive Testing services that meet your quality needs:

  • PRI Nadcap accreditation
  • Strict quality system and procedures to ensure reliable results
  • Certified inspectors to meet industry requirements:
    • ASNT SNT-TC-1A, NAS410, MIL-STD-2132, Pratt & Whitney PWA-NDTQ,
  • AWS Certified Welding Inspector
  • PED Certified technicians in MP, LP and X-ray
  • Test results evaluated by certified NDT Level 2 & 3 technicians

Nondestructive Testing for Metals & More

Lab Testing offers a wide range of capabilities for customers with many types of materials and parts:

  • NDT methods are available for inspecting metal tubing, pipes, bars, plates, castings, fasteners and other metal products, as well as some ceramics and plastics.
  • The layout of our Nondestructive Testing lab and capacities of our equipment allow LTI to inspect materials and parts in all shapes and sizes, as well as orders of almost any quantity.
  • Our high-capacity forklifts and cranes safely handle materials weighing up to three tons.

Array of Non destructive Testing Services

Ultrasonic Testing

Both immersion and contact Ultrasonic Testing (UT) services are performed in Lab Testing’s Non-destructive Testing lab to locate discontinuities in products and inconsistencies in tubing and pipe wall thickness. With our extensive in-house collection of reference standards for tubing, pipe, bar and plate, we are able to turn orders around quickly.

Hydrostatic Pressure Testing

Hydrostatic Pressure Testing is used to verify the performance capability of fluid-filled tubing, pipe and coils, and can identify leaks. LTI can test tubing and pipe to pressures up to 10,000 PSI.

Magnetic Particle Inspection

Surface and near surface discontinuities can be identified in products that can be magnetized using Magnetic Particle Inspection services. Wet fluorescent Magnetic Particle Testing is performed on products up to 12 ft. long using equipment with a maximum output of 6,300 amps. Dry powder inspection services are also provided.

Liquid Penetrant Testing

Liquid Penetrant Testing services are reliable for detecting surface-breaking flaws in materials with a non-porous surface. Technicians at Laboratory Testing Inc. perform dye penetrant testing using both fluorescent and visible dye on products up to 25 ft. long.

X-ray Inspection / Radiography

X-ray Inspection is used to locate internal discontinuities, verify the integrity of internal components and determine the quality of welds. At LTI, our X-ray inspection equipment can penetrate thick metal and plastic products and parts, and our 20 ft. by 20 ft. vault can handle items very large in size.

Visual Inspection

Inspectors are certified in accordance with ASNT SNT-TC-1A.

Value-added Services

Laboratory Testing Inc. processes each NDT testing order with our customer’s needs for turnaround and convenience in mind. We offer many additional services, from material preparation to special packaging and delivery, to conveniently complete your non destructive testing requirements:

  • Receipt inspection
  • Cutting, trimming and deburring
  • Material identification
  • Line marking
  • Stenciling
  • Electrochemical etching
  • Packaging and shipping in accordance with ANSI N45.2.2 or customer specifications

Contact us to find out how LTI’s non-destructive testing can work for you or ask for a quote today.

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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 have really appreciated you getting back to me so quickly on things. I would highly recommend you in the future!“

Marie Sheehan
Validation Engineer


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