Hatfield, PA, September 24, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- The Nadcap Accreditation held by Laboratory Testing Inc. (LTI) has been reapproved for Materials Testing and ISO/IEC 17025 compliance. LTI was recently audited by the Performance Review Institute and re-approved for another 18 months of accreditation. The new Nadcap certificates are valid through April 30, 2013. The Materials Testing Accreditation covers a wide-range of services performed by the laboratory including chemical analysis, mechanical testing, metallography, elemental analysis, spectroscopy, wet chemistry, microhardness, corrosion, heat treating, specimen machining and evaluation of welds. The ISO/IEC 17025 scope includes accredited materials testing and nondestructive testing services.
Nadcap is the Performance Review Institute’s industry-managed program for special processes in the aerospace industry. Accreditation is in accordance with SAE Aerospace Standard AS7003. Laboratory Testing Inc. was first accredited for materials testing in 1994. LTI has also been Nadcap accredited in Nondestructive Testing for liquid penetrant, magnetic particle, and ultrasonic inspection methods since 1992, with the current certificate valid through July 31, 2012. Copies of the Nadcap certificates are available on the Laboratory Testing website, www.labtesting.com, at the Quality Program tab.
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.