HATFIELD, PA, October 20, 2012 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Brad Bergman, Metallography Supervisor at Laboratory Test Inc. (LTI), has complied with the requirements of AWS QC1, Standard of American Welding Society Certification and is now a Certified Welding Inspector at LTI. The certification enables Bergman to perform weld inspections and related activities as described by AWS B5.1.
Prior to joining Laboratory Testing Inc. in 2008, Bergman worked as a metallurgist performing metallurgical examinations and failure analyses for nearly ten years. He is a graduate of Michigan Technological University with a Bachelor's degree in Metallurgical & Materials Engineering. As Metallography Supervisor, he oversees LTI's Metallurgical Lab and all metallurgical testing including microhardness, case depth, grain size, coating thickness, alpha case, weld evaluations and other examinations.
ABOUT Laboratory Testing Inc. -- Laboratory Testing Inc. (LTI) of Hatfield, PA has been in business since 1984. The company 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 and nondestructive testing services are performed on metals, alloys and other materials. Chemical analysis is offered for a variety of materials including metals, powdered metals, ores, ferroalloys, composites, ceramics, aerospace materials and nuclear materials. Test specimens are machined on-site and material investigations are conducted to determine the root cause of material failures. The calibration lab, LTI Metrology, provides dimensional, pressure, force, torque, mass and vacuum calibration services traceable to NIST. Field calibration service is offered for surface plates, hardness testers, optical comparators, balances, hand tools and testing machines. LTI provides new instruments and replacement parts as a representative for manufacturers such as Mitutoyo, Starrett, Boston Centerless, Glastonbury Southern Gage and Vermont Gage. Information on Laboratory Testing services and accreditations is available at http://www.labtesting.com, email@example.com or 800-784-2882.
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