Hatfield, PA, June 27, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- Laboratory Testing Inc. (LTI) has been reapproved by the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA). The renewed accreditation includes the following services:
Dimensional testing and inspection
Dimensional calibration of a wide-variety of standards and measuring instruments
Pressure, torque, force and mass calibration
Field calibration of surface plates, optical comparators, balances, hardness testers, microscopes and testing machines
In addition to renewing the accreditation, the scope was also expanded to cover electrical and temperature calibration, and oven and furnace uniformity surveys performed at LTI and in the field.
The A2LA accreditation certificates state that LTI is accredited in accordance with the recognized International Standard ISO/IEC 17025:2005 – “General Requirements for the Competence of Testing and Calibration Laboratories.” This laboratory also meets the requirements of ANSI/NCSL Z540-1-1994 and any additional program requirements in the field of calibration.
Laboratory Testing Inc. first received A2LA accreditation for dimensional testing in 1989 and for calibration services in 2001. The current A2LA accreditation certificates are valid through March 31, 2013. The certificates are available on the LTI website at http://www.labtesting.com/quality-accreditations.php.
About Laboratory Testing Inc. - Laboratory Testing Inc. of Hatfield, PA is an independent laboratory in business since 1984. The company specializes in metals testing, material analysis, nondestructive testing, failure analysis, calibration services, dimensional inspection, specimen machining and certified reporting of results. The lab is accredited to ISO/IEC 17025 by PRI/Nadcap and A2LA, which complies with ISO 9001 and ISO 13485. Testing services include mechanical testing, chemical analysis, metallurgical testing, corrosion analysis and nondestructive testing such as ultrasonic testing, magnetic particle inspection, liquid penetrant inspection, X-ray inspection, visual inspection and hydrostatic pressure testing. Chemistry services are available for metals, powdered metals, ores, ferroalloys, composites, ceramics and polymers. The company’s calibration division, LTI Metrology, performs dimensional, pressure, force, torque, electrical, temperature, mass and vacuum calibration services traceable to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Field calibration, repairs, new instruments and replacement parts are provided. Information on LTI services and accreditations is available at www.labtesting.com.