Laboratory Testing Inc. Receives Additional Pratt & Whitney Approvals for Testing

Pratt &Whitney Appendix 56 approvals for Laboratory Testing Inc. have been expanded to include Fracture Toughness Testing, Metallographic Examination of welds and non-metallic materials testing.

Laboratory Testing Inc. (LTI) has been approved by the aerospace manufacturer Pratt & Whitney to perform additional testing under their Appendix 56 approvals. Pratt & Whitney is a U.S.-based aerospace manufacturer with global service operations. Pratt & Whitney's aircraft engines are widely used in both civil aviation and military aviation. The recent additions to the P&W approval include Fracture Toughness Testing, Metallographic Examination of welds and testing performed on non-metallic materials. Laboratory Testing Inc. is also Pratt & Whitney approved to perform a wide-range of mechanical testing, chemical analysis, corrosion testing, nondestructive testing and additional metallographic examinations.

ABOUT Laboratory Testing Inc. -- Laboratory Testing Inc. (LTI) of Hatfield, PA is an independent testing and metrology laboratory in business since 1984. The Laboratory Testing Inc. offers materials testing and analysis services including mechanical, chemical, metallurgical and corrosion testing, nondestructive testing, root cause failure analysis, calibration services, dimensional inspection, test specimen machining and certified reporting of results. The laboratory specializes in metal and polymer testing, but also analyzes powdered metals, ores, ferroalloys, composites and ceramics. LTI is accredited by PRI/Nadcap in materials and nondestructive testing and accredited by A2LA to ANS/ISO/IEC 17025 for mechanical, metallurgical and chemical testing, dimensional inspection and calibration services. LTI Metrology, a division of Laboratory Testing Inc., provides dimensional inspection and NIST-traceable calibration services for measuring hand tools, masters and a wide-range of measuring instruments and equipment. On-site calibration, repairs, new instruments and replacement parts are offered. Information on Laboratory Testing services and accreditations can be found at, give us a call at 800-784-2882.