Hatfield, PA, January 01, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- Lee Dilks of Lahaska, PA has been promoted to Manager of the Chemistry and Metallography Labs at Laboratory Testing Inc. (LTI). The two laboratories are part of the company’s Destructive Testing Services Department and perform a wide-range of materials testing, chemical analysis, corrosion testing, metallurgical analysis and failure analysis services.
As Manager, Dilks oversees first-shift and second-shift staffing, processing of orders, department audits and all other materials testing operations in Chemistry and Metallography. The Chemistry Lab provides corrosion testing and chemical analysis including material characterization, trace element analysis, salt spray testing, humidity testing, wet chemistry and positive material identification (PMI) services. A variety of metallurgical analysis services such as microscopic, macroscopic and microhardness examinations, failure analysis, scanning electron microscopy and digital imaging are performed in the Metallography Lab at Laboratory Testing Inc.
Dilks has been with LTI for 23 years performing chemical analysis and testing services, while holding positions of increasing responsibility in the Chemistry Laboratory. His most recent position was Chemistry Supervisor for the past seven years. He holds a B.A. degree in Biology from LaSalle University.
About Laboratory Testing Inc. -- Laboratory Testing Inc. of Hatfield, PA specializes in materials testing, nondestructive testing, specimen machining, failure analysis and calibration services. The laboratory is accredited to ISO/IEC 17025 by PRI/Nadcap and A2LA, which complies with ISO 9001 and ISO 13485. Mechanical, chemical, metallurgical, corrosion and nondestructive testing services are performed on metals, alloys and other materials. Test specimens are machined on-site and failure analysis investigations are conducted to determine the root cause of material failures. The calibration lab provides NIST-traceable dimensional, pressure, force, torque, electrical, temperature, mass and vacuum calibration services, field calibration services, new instruments, repairs and replacement parts. Additional information on testing and calibration services is available at http://www.labtesting.com, email@example.com or 800-219-9095.